Prep Baseball Report

2020 Draft: Sleeper Pitchers To Know

David Seifert & Nathan Rode

The past two days we've highlighted 2020 Top Hitters to Know and 2020 Top Pitchers to Know. Today we look at 10 Sleeper Pitchers who are known prospects, but at this point, at a lesser level on the national scene.

Collin Bosley-Smith, RHP, Wilson HS, DC
Projectable, athletic righty up to 92 with a loose arm and sharp slider in the high 70s. Commands the zone and goes after hitters. Figures to be a tough sign away from Duke, but has the ingredients to make a jump in the spring.

Nick Swiney, LHP, NC State
A strike-out lefty (95 SO in 57 IP last spring) Swiney combines present pitchability with upside. His fastball lives in the 89-93 mph range, while a 78-79 mph changeup is currently his best pitch. He also shows a quality breaking ball and all three pitches miss bats. After mostly pitching out of the Wolfpack’s bullpen last season, look for Swiney to quickly climb draft boards with success in the weekend rotation this spring...


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