Found February 26, 2013 on
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Credit: CBS Seattle
Danny Hultzen was drafted out of high school in the tenth round of the 2009 draft, but he did not sign and went to the University of Virginia. He was drafted again in the first round (2nd overall) of the 2011 draft by the Mariners. Hultzen is a lefty with good size (6’3”, 200 lbs) who offers three above average pitches: fastball, slider and changeup, which may be his best pitch.
Following the 2011 season in which Hultzen had a nice 19 inning debut in rookie ball, he was rated the second-best Seattle prospect and 21st-best prospect in the league by Baseball America and the 30th-best prospect by Keith Law. But after the 2013 season, Hultzen fell to third within the Seattle system and 29th and 66th in BA and Law’s overall ranks.
The reason for the move down the rankings was a complete lack of control once Hultzen got to AAA last year. He started his first full season at AA, skipping A ball altogether, and dominated the level with a 1.19 ERA (2.84 FIP) in 13 starts. ...
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MLB: [75-87] AL West
AAA: [63-81] Pacific Coast League – Tacoma
AA: [79-61] Southern League – Jackson
A+: [83-57] California League – High Desert
A: [71-67] Midwest League – Clinton
A(ss): [46-30] Northwest League — Everett
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Indians starter Brett Myers worked three innings. He allowed a single and got seven ground-ball outs before Peguero connected in the third.
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