Auburn, Mass., native Tyler Beede is preparing for what could be his first season in the big leagues with the San Francisco Giants. The 24-year-old right-hander currently is penciled in as the San Francisco Giants’ No. 5 starter on the team website.
Beede, a Lawrence Academy alumnus and former Vanderbilt University national champion, is rated as the top prospect in the Giants’ organization by Baseball America. The Giants selected him in the first round of the 2014 MLB draft.