RHP Kyle Crick – Courtesy of MiLB.com
Rated as the number one prospect in the San Francisco Giants‘ farm system and #86 prospect overall according to MLB.com, 20-year old right-handed pitcher Kyle Crick is proving once again that the Giants organization has a knack for drafting and developing young pitchers. Following in the same mold as Matt Cain and Madison Bumgarner, Crick was drafted right out of high school and projects to be a top of the rotation starting pitcher.
In 2011, after drafting infielder Joe Panik with the 29th overall selection, the Giants turned their attention to Crick in the supplemental first round (49th overall) with the compensatory pick they received when Juan Uribe signed with the Dodgers that previous off-season (thanks LA). Since then, Crick has given the Giants a lot to be excited about.
At 6’4, 230 lbs., Kyle Crick maintains an imposing presence on the mound. He has a big, physical, work-horse body type with an electric fastball that consistently hi...