The Baseball Awakening Podcast

Player Evaluation and Scouting with Michael Medici

June 7, 2019

Player Evaluations and Scouting with Michael Medici

Welcome to The Baseball Awakening Podcast, where we dive into the raw, unfiltered, unsexy side of player development

Guest Bio:

Michael Medici - Texas Ranger Scout and Founder of


On this episode, Host Geoff Rottmayer sits down with Michael Medici, Texas Ranger Scout and Founder of

Show Notes: In this conversation, Michael talks about:

  • How Michael got into scouting.
  • The difference between recruiting for college and scouting for professional baseball. 
  • What do scouts look for when they go and look at players.
  • The process of projecting players. 
  • What is makeup and how important it is?
  • The tools of baseball. 
  • Why competition and playing better competition matters in evaluating a player. 
  • Why strength and athleticism matters.
  • What body type is preferred and why they like certain body types. 
  • What type of fo body does not meet what they are looking for? 
  • and much more.


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