COMMENT: Same body type as Billy Wagner. Three-quarter to low _ arm slot. Varies deliveries. Very strong with very quick arm and movement. Fastball sinks with armside run. Slurvy-slider flashes tight rotation. Tries change. Answers to "Mitch."
COL ST SCHOLASTICA
COMMENT: Extremely tall with thin, narrow frame. Body similar to Mark Mulder. High kick, cross-fire delivery. Touches 89 mph. Good hand speed, natural tail. Varies four off-speed pitches. Slider, change are best pitches. Sweeping, rotating slider is OK to lefties. Much-improved change, deceptive with sink, will throw anytime.
CHATTAHOOCHEE VALLEY CC
COMMENT: Medium, wiry build with long arms and sloping shoulders. Loosey-goosey arm action on _ delivery. Fastball shows late tailing movement down. Competes.
FORT HAYS ST U
MATTHEW ROHR *
CALIFORNIA ST U
COMMENT: Conditioned, athletic frame. Well-defined arms and forearms. Similar build to Mike Magnante. Natural lefty sink with bore action on fastball. Crafty, four-finger change, deceptive, with occasional late tumble. Also fair bat. Competitor.
COMMENT: Tall, thick. Strong upper body similar to Wilson Alvarez. Varies between three-quarter and low _-delivery. Loose arm and good feel for pitching. Fastball tails and sinks away from righties. Curve is tight, three-quarter, biting out pitch. Aggressive with good deceptive delivery and command of three pitches. Bulldog demeanor.
COMMENT: Body similar to Chuck Finley. Brings hands high then pumps down to belt before separation. Tall, finesse-type lefty. Strikes out batters with all three pitches. Curveball flashes tight rotation. Slurve-slider is best pitch, sharp, late, will run in on right-handed hitters.
COMMENT: Extra tall. Slender build. Young look. Similar to Graeme Lloyd. Loose, quick arm. Good arm action. Downward fastball has natural late tail and sink finish. Curve has 3/4 rotation, lots of break. Straight change sinks and fades, commands. Deceptive delivery, tough to pickup. Loose and agile. Still growing. Dad is 7 feet tall. Uses all pitches. Throw strikes.
COMMENT: Large frame, well-proportioned, similar body type to Mike Remlinger. Low three-quarter delivery, good mechanics. Fastball velocity occasionally touches average. Curveball with three-quarter sweep break is best pitch. Slider similar to curve, with harder velocity, flatter plane. Shows start of circle change.
COMMENT: Medium frame. Fastball mostly 87-88 mph with tail. Good feel for breaking balls. Three-quarter delivery curve with good rotation, throws for strikes. Harder, sharper, three-quarter, slurvy-slider with bite and depth through zone.
COMMENT: Large frame, sturdy build, similar to Darren Oliver. Delivery tad herky-jerky with some effort. Flashes average fastball (87-89 mph) with fringe tail, sink, best when down. Slurve-type curveball especially effective vs. lefties. Big, strong with enough arm. Needs better control and consistency.