Found January 29, 2013 on Pirates Prospects:
KYLE WALDROP RIGHT HANDED PITCHER Born: October 27, 1985 Height: 6’5″ Weight: 220 Bats: Right Throws: Right Drafted: 1st Round, 25th overall pick, 2004 (Twins) How Acquired: Minor League Free Agent High School: Farragut HS (Knoxville, TN) Agent: N/A WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES Waldrop fits the standard Twins’ template for a pitcher:  he’s a big guy who doesn’t throw especially hard, seldom misses bats, and gets a lot of groundballs.  A huge number, in fact, as he’s gotten groundballs over 70% of the time as a major leaguer and generally had groundout to air out ratios exceeding 2-1, sometimes by a large amount, in the minors.  His mostly throws fastballs or sinkers, which average only 88-89 mph.  For much of his career, he threw a big-breaking curve, but according to Pitch FX he switched to a slider in 2012.  His big pitch when he was drafted was a change, but he doesn’t throw it much now.  Waldrop made only slow progress through the Twins’ system and wasn’t add
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