With their 1st round pick (20th overall) in the 2012 MLB Draft. The San Francisco Giants have selected pitcher Chris Stratton out of Mississippi State. Stratton went 11-2 with a 2.38 ERA (17 games) this season, and was named the SEC’s pitcher of the year. He struck out 127 in 109.2 innings pitched.
Stratton has a fastball that ranges from 90-95 mph, curveball, slider and a changeup. The Giants were thrilled that Stratton was still available when it was there turn to make their selection.
“That’s the kind of organization I want to be a part of, one that puts an emphasis on pitching,” Stratton said.
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