Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 11/16/14
When someone hears Arkansas vs. LSU the first thought is probably the traditional game between the two SEC rival football teams in the annual game the Friday after Thanksgiving.  What likely doesn’t come to mind is a conference tournament game that in the overall scheme of things doesn’t have a ton of meaning to it, but will feature two of the top pitchers not only in the conference, but in all of college baseball.  Arkansas will face LSU in the SEC tournament on Thursday afternoon, and in that game Ryne Stanek from Arkansas will face Aaron Nola from LSU, and regardless of the outcome of the game, it is sure to attract attention from several Major League scouts. Going into the year many in the SEC considered Stanek one of the best pitchers in the NCAA, and a likely top 10 pick in the upcoming draft.  Stanek is a MLB scouts dream with a very good fastball and two breaking pitches in a slider and a change-up that he mixes in well.  Standing at 6 foot 4 inches he is imposing on the mound, and with a fastball that can reach the mid 90’s, if he can put some weight [...]
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