#STLCards select (1st Round-Competitive Balance A, 39th overall) Jake Woodford, RHP, Plant HS (Tampa, Fla.).— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) June 9, 2015
Matt Garrioch of our SBN sister site Minor League Ball ranked Woodford as the No. 67 talent in the draft in May, writing:
Jacob Woodford has a pitchers build and plenty of arm strength. He works 90-94 and has the stamina to hold velo deep into games. His breaking ball is average, as is his change. His stuff could improve to give him three above average to plus pitches and slot in as a solid mid rotation arm. The fact that his stuff wasn't at it's best this spring and he is commited to Florida makes me think he will end up on campus and join a great staff and have a shot as a top pick in three years.
Here's the MLB.com pre-draft video on Woodford:
RB's analysis of the Woodford pick is here.