Taken 103rd overall, in the third round by the Boston Red Sox was Edward Cosart, a RHP from Seminole State in Sanford. Cosart also has a baseball pedigree, and is the younger brother of the Astros's Jarred Cosart. Here's his scouting report: The younger brother of Astros right-hander Jarred Cosart, Jake began his college career as an outfielder at Duke. After red-shirting last season, he transferred to Seminole State, where he has found a home on the mound. Like his brother, Cosart has a powerful right arm. His fastball tops out at 98 mph with good natural life. He mixes it with a biting curveball that can be a swing-and-miss offering. His changeup is in its nascent stages, and its development will be the key to his future. Some scouts see Cosart as a future reliever, where he would have less of a need for a third pitch and his aggressive mentality profiles well. But his raw tools, projectability and athleticism likely lead the team that drafts him to develop him as a starter.
Such a blessing to be drafted and be apart of the @Royals organization! Now the journey begins!— Eric Skoglund (@EricSkoglund25) June 6, 2014
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