Commitment Corner: 2016 RHP Drew Pierce (Dobyns-Bennett HS)



By Chris Fuller
PBR Tennessee

Name: Drew Pierce
High School: Dobyns-BennettDrew Pierce
Position: RHP
State Rank:
50
Position Rank: 16
Commitment: Columbia State

Scouting Reports
6/10/15, Top Prospect Games  -
6-foot-4, 185-pound prospect with long frame that projects well, uses long arm action through a ¾ to high-3/4 slot, fastball shows occasional arm-side run at 80-84 mph touching 85 once, showed slightly better velocity at winter event, curveball showed 11/5 action at 64-68 mph, soft at times, changeup was best secondary pitch on this occasion at 72-73 mph with late fade, struggled with command in first inning walking two and hitting a batter but settled down nicely in second, allowed no hits and struck out three, frame and potential to add more velocity makes him one to watch closely.

1/17/15, East TN Preseason Preview - The 6-foot- 4, 185-pound prospect has an ideal pitcher’s frame with projection, long arm action works through a ¾ slot, smooth rhythm in delivery, good balance, fastball sat 84-86 mph with some arm-side run, showed a solid curveball at 70-73 mph with 11/5 action, throws his 73-75 mph changeup with good arm action that shows some sink and fade, good feel for three-pitch mix, big upside and a 2016 pitcher to keep a close eye on this spring.

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