COMMENT: Very tall with a slender type body, similar to Derek Lowe. Ability to paint the black with pitches. Turns ball over and can sink it. Throws circle change that is effective. Can spot slider and change speeds on all pitches. Tough kid.
COMMENT: Large, heavy-boned frame. Broad, rounded shoulders. Strong, loose arm. Fastball has occasional bore, rising life. Cuts change causing slight slurve break. Hard worker.
COMMENT: Tall and lanky. Good knowledge of strike zone. Flashes above-average arm strength and likes to throw. Fires strikes to 2B. Has glove instincts and moves well behind plate. Intelligent with good baseball habits.
COMMENT: Large frame. Strong, sturdy, mature body, similar to Al Leiter. High, three-quarter arm slot. Good delivery mechanics, extension on release. Uses legs well. Fastball has sink down in zone. Big-time curve is out pitch with tight, late action and deep break. Tries to throw changeup. Pose and maturity beyond his years.
COMMENT: Loose, quick arm out of three-quarter delivery. Solid arm action and mechanics. Flashes average fastball. Other pitch is splitter that bites down in strike zone when thrown properly. Repetitive delivery. Throws strikes.
GOLDEN VALLEY HS
BENTON CENTRAL JR SR HS
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** Philadelphia Phillies passed in round 49.
* Any team that passes on a selection during the draft is prohibited by rule from participating in subsequent rounds.
* The draft concludes at the end of 50 rounds or after all teams have passed, thereby opting out of any subsequent slots.