With the 20th pick of the first round in this year’s draft, the Tampa Bay Rays selected Casey Gillaspie from Witchita State, the younger brother of White Sox first baseman Conor Gillaspie.
Gillaspie is a switch-hitting first baseman who has drawn comparisons to Mark Teixeira. He hit .389 with 15 home runs in 59 games for the Shockers this season.
Here is what the talking heads at the MLB Network had to say about the selection.
And here is a scouting video via MLB.com.
And here is a breakdown of his mechanics.