Interview with Kaleb Cowart, 18th pick by the Angels.
Today joining me is The 18th overall pick by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Kaleb Cowart.
BP: What are just you overall thoughts of being drafted?
KC: I was honored to be picked by the angels they have a first class organization. I’ve worked my entire life for this moment and it is honestly surreal to be in this position I definitely wouldnt be here it wasnt for God. I give him all the glory in my life.
BP: You were selected 18th by the Angels, is that about where you expected to be or were you thinking earlier, later?
KC: I wasnt completely sure where i was going to go. But i had a good idea at 18.
BP: Do you feel any pressure within your family and friends?
KC: Not really. My family and friends are very supportive and they all understand it is ultimately my decison. My parents have been with me playing baseball forever. They are also a big help in making my decision.
BP: What are would you say your best pitch is?
KC: My best pitch is my fastball. I throw a two seamer that has a lot of late movement and sink to it. But the angels drafted me as a position player not a pitcher.
BP: What is your greatest strength as a baseball player?
KC: My greatest strength is defintely my arm.
BP: biggest weakness?
KC: my biggest weakness would be being too aggressive at the plate sometimes.
BP: What do you feel you need to work on in the minors?
KC: plate discipline
BP: Have you had a chance to talk to any coaches or players in the majors or minors yet?
KC: yes ive talked to Jeff Francour and i have several friends playing minor league ball
BP: When you get to the majors, which visiting stadium are you most looking forward to playing in?
KC: the Brewers their firld is sick!
BP: What was your best experience during your High School Baseball career.
KC: growing as a leader on and off the field and playing for the state chapionship.
Alright thank you Kaleb any last thoughts for the readers?
“Philippines 4:13 ” I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength””.
There you have it folks, great player on the field, better kid off the field.
Join us next time as I host White Sox minor leage prospect Jared Mitchell.