Inside the Texas 2018 Rankings: Uncommitted Pitchers



By Toby Bicknell
Texas Scouting Director

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As 2017 sets in, spring, and more importantly baseball season, is right around the corner. This week, PBR Texas, zeroes in on some uncommitted juniors who are ready to make their mark on 2017, and will be valued greatly by college recruiters. Today, we look at four uncommitted pitchers from our 2018 Ranking.

+ Tanner Green, RHP, Hudson HS, Ranked #93
6-foot-2, 185-pound projectable frame. Works from a ¾ slot with an easy, whip-like arm action. His fastball was 84-86 mph in the first inning with some arm-side run. In the second inning he touched 87 mph once with his fastball sitting 81-85. The slider has cutter-type action ranging from 76-78 mph. The changeup was 77 mph.

+ Hunter Mayo, RHP, Hudson HS, Ranked #95
6-foot-1, 165-pound, athletic frame with broad shoulders and long arms. Works from a high-¾ slot with clean arm action. He repeats his athletic delivery showing great command of his fastball that ranges from 84-88 mph. The fastball has cutter like action to his glove side. His slider is a good pitch at 71-74 mph. The two-way player took good swings during the games hitting balls on the barrel with a loose finish.

+ Nick Hill, RHP, Stephen F. Austin HS, Ranked #96
6-foot-5, 205-pound, projectable frame with long arms and legs. Hill works with long, loose arm action from a ¾ slot and smooth delivery. His fastball ranges from 81-84 mph, topping out once at 86 mph. The fastball has arm-side run at times. The changeup was his best offspeed pitch at 75-77 mph. The slider was 75-76 mph.

+ Duke Jordan, LHP, Hudson HS, Ranked #100
6-foot-2, 215-pound strong frame. The left-hander works from a ¾ slot with a max-effort delivery that has a different look. He scattered his fastball around the zone from 81-84 mph, topping out once at 86 mph. His curveball was sharp at times ranging from 67-69 mph, while his changeup was 66 mph. The right-handed hitter had two hits on the day, one on a curveball to center field and triple to left-center and was a 4.88 on the turn.

 

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