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The MWAH prospect countdown marches on with a college legend who is big on results but not so much on raw talent. Can he continue to overachieve and defy expectations or will his winning magic finally run out?
Position: Pitcher Highest Level: Rookie
Throws: Left Height: 6'1" Weight: 210 lbs.
Age: 22 Born: 2/15/90
2012 Season Stats
Rookie (Orem): 22.0 IP, 0-2, 4.91 ERA, 23 H, 11 BB, 2 HR, 21 SO, 2.73 GO/AO, 4.38 FIP, .339 BABIP
Fastball – C+. His fastball isn’t necessarily hard, clocking in at 86-89 mph, but he spots it well and offers two different versions. A heavy sinking fastball on righties and cutting fastball against lefties.
Off-speed Pitches – B. He has what I’d call a plus change, uses the same arm speed and delivery as his fastball and he puts it wherever he wants. He also offers a curve/slider, though neither are much more than “show-me” pitches in order to keep the hitter guessing.
Control – B. Roth is a
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