Law's draft notebook: Checking in on top pitching prospects

Carter Stewart is still the top prep arm in the class and should go off the board in the top 10 picks, somewhere between No. 2 (San Francisco) and No. 7 (San Diego). Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire

Right-hander Carter Stewart from Eau Gallie High School (Melbourne, Florida) came out throwing fire early this spring, and since he already had the best curveball in the draft class -- with one of the highest spin rates ever recorded on that type of pitch -- he made a quick run to the top of many teams' preference lists of high school pitchers. As several other comparable prep arms have taken steps back or suffered injury, Stewart has been consistent just about all spring in stuff and results.