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Top Prospect Games - St. Louis: Top Overall Prospects

By Illinois/Missouri Scouting Staff

Today we conclude the roll-out of our analysis from the St. Louis - Top Prospect Games on June 6th. This event featured some of the top uncommitted 2018 prospects from Illinois and Missouri. Today we look at the top overall prospects from the event.


Blake Struble LHP / 1B / Carrollton, IL / 2018

6-foot-5, 210-pound, strong, durable, athletically built, projectable, left-handed pitcher. High upside, uncommitted arm in the 2018 class. Smooth, repeatable delivery, stays on-line with an open-toe landing. Short, quick arm action out of a high ¾ slot. Pitches with intent and throws all three of his offerings aggressively. Fastball, gets downhill tilt, straight action, thrown for strikes and sat 83-85 mph, touching 86. Slider, throws it with conviction, 10/4 shape, short, tight break; 71-75 mph and flashed the ability to back-foot right-handed hitters. Changeup, mostly straight action, located down in the zone, 81 mph. 



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