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Final 2011 MLB Draft High School Pitcher Rankings

1. RHP Dylan Bundy (Owasso HS, Oklahoma): 94-95 sitting velocity, 96-97 peak; good to plus 77-82 CB; CU with average upside at start of spring, may have surpassed that already; 85-87 SL that might have been the cutter; really like the FB/CB combo; smooth mechanics; plus 86-89 cutter; Dylan Covey comp?; extreme strike thrower, great control; now sitting 92-96, 97 peak; holds velocity late; 6-1, 205

2. RHP Archie Bradley (Broken Arrow HS, Oklahoma): 89-93 FB, hitting 94-97; power knuckle CB 80-86 with plus potential that improved drastically throughout spring; good SL; emerging circle CU; very easy 95 peak every outing; rumors of a 101 one-time peak in state title game; 6-4, 220 pounds

3. RHP Taylor Guerrieri (North Augusta HS, South Carolina): 87-90 FB last summer until sudden 97 peak this spring; now sitting 93-94 due to added physical strength with a consistent peak of 97-98, holds velocity late as well as any prep pitcher I remember; FB has plus life; emerging 77-83 CB with plus upside that has turned into a weapon already; heavy FB; very low effort mechanics; FB command greatly improved; mid-80s SL with upside; will show CU with upside and cutter; 6-3, 195 (up from 180)

4. LHP Daniel Norris (Science Hill HS, Tennessee): 90-93, 95-96 peak FB; very good to plus 73-77 CB; good 83 CU that keeps getting better, lots of deception; newly learned 70-74 SL with plus upside; great athlete, quick learner

5. LHP Henry Owens (Edison HS, California): 88-92 FB with more coming, 93-94 peak; crazy FB movement; plus FB command; plus control; potential plus 67-72 CB with big break, getting stronger each start; strong 77-79 CU with plus upside; shows 74-77 SL, but still a raw pitch; new cutter shows more promise; holds velocity well; Tyler Skaggs comp?; 6-5, 185 last summer, now up to 6-6, 200

6. RHP Robert Stephenson (Alhambra HS, California): 92-93 FB with great movement, 94-95 peak; plus 77-80 CB; 78-80 raw CU; has been seen sitting 94-97 early in games, still holding low-90s velocity late while hitting upwards of 94; 6-3, 185

7. RHP Jorge Lopez (Academia la Milagrosa, Puerto Rico): 88-91 FB with good command, 93 peak; very good 73-75 CB; plus CU; 6-5, 175

8. RHP Joe Ross (Bishop O’Dowd HS, California): 90-92 FB, peak 94-96; excellent 78-80 CB; above-average 82 CU; developing SL; good athlete; 6-2, 180

9. RHP Michael Kelly (West Boca Raton Community HS, Florida): 89-92 FB, peak 93-94; 74-78 CB with sharp break and plus upside; average 81-83 CU; good control; 6-5, 195 pounds

10. RHP Dillon Howard (Searcy HS, Arkansas): 90-92 FB, 93-95 peak; rumors of a 98 peak; also throws sinker that will break bats; outstanding sinking 81-83 CU; 76-78 CB; good 81-82 SL that he too often gets away from; good athlete; 6-3, 200

11. RHP John Curtiss (Carroll HS, Texas): 88-92 FB with good sink, peak 93-95; plus 77-78 SL; good 82-84 CU; strong Texas commit; 6-4, 190

12. RHP Pat Connaughton (St. John’s Prep, Massachusetts): 87-92 FB, 93-94 peak; 74-76 CB; really like his 78-80 SL; CU flashes plus; great athlete and basketball talent; strong Notre Dame commit; raw; 6-5, 190

13. LHP Jake Cave (Kecoughtan HS, Virginia): 88-91 FB, peak 93-94; 75-77 SL or CB; potential plus 74-79 CU; good athlete; power potential; good speed; strong LSU commit; 6-1, 180

14. RHP Benton Moss (Rocky Mount HS, North Carolina): 88-91 FB, 93 peak; plus mid-70s spike CB; good CU

15. RHP Tyler Beede (Lawrence Academy, Massachusetts): last summer was 86-90 FB, 91-93 peak; now sitting 90-92, 94-95 peak; holds velocity late; very good FB command; good two-seamer at 90; outstanding 79-84 CU; flashed above-average 74-77 CB; working on SL; 6-4, 200 pounds

16. RHP Kyle Smith (Santaluces HS, Florida): 88-92 FB with late burst, 93-95 peak; potential plus CU; excellent 77-78 CB; great pitchability; quick worker; good athlete; 6-0, 170

17. RHP Joe Musgrove (Grossmont HS, California): 87-89 FB, 91 peak; now sitting 90-92, 94 peak; rumors of 97-98 peak; very heavy fastball; 76 splitter used as CU; CB jumped from low-70s to 76-82 and is now weapon; groundball machine; 6-5, 225

18. RHP Kyle Crick (Sherman HS, Texas): 90-92 FB, 94 peak; now sitting 93-95, 96-97 peak; mid-70s CB flashes plus; 81 splitter; CU 72-73; above-average 81-83 SL; concern over dip in velocity; control an issue; too fastball reliant; 6-4, 225

19. RHP Bryan Brickhouse (The Woodlands HS, Texas): 88-92 FB, 94-95 peak; 75-77 knuckle CB; solid 80-85 SL with upside; emerging low-80s CU; good athlete; 6-2, 190

20. RHP Dillon Maples (Pinecrest HS, North Carolina): 90-93 FB, peak 94-96; velocity will sometimes dip to upper-80s; potential plus 77-82 CB that is already above-average pitch; 80-81 SL; iffy command; emerging CU that still needs work; bat breaker; good athlete: latest: great athlete; spotty FB command; 6-3, 195

21. RHP Jose Fernandez (Alonso HS, Florida): 90-93 FB, peak 94-97; good 80-83 CB; good enough FB/CB combo to pitch in bigs right now; 81 CU; learning a 78-79 SL; good hitter; 6-4, 235

22. RHP Nick Burdi (Downers Grove HS, Illinois): 90-94 FB with great life, 96-97 peak; solid to plus 80-85 SL; good 78-83 CU; control is a question mark; more of a thrower than a pitcher; 6-4, 210

23. LHP Amir Garrett (Leuzinger HS, California): 88-94 FB. 96 peak; very interesting low-80s CB; raw CU; very athletic; 6-5, 175

24. RHP Brandon Woodruff (Wheeler HS, Mississippi): 90-92 FB, 93 peak; above-average 79-81 CU with sink; solid 74-80 CB

25. RHP Kevin Comer (Seneca HS, New Jersey): 89-92 FB, 93-94 peak; mid-70s CB with upside; CU is coming around, could be above-average in time; impressive command; 6-3, 205 pounds

26. RHP Carson Baranik (Parkway HS, Louisiana): 87-89 FB, 90-92 peak; improved conditioning now has him sitting 91-93, 95 peak; 73-74 CB; 77-78 SL that needs tightening; low-70s CU; 6-3, 205

27. RHP Deshorn Lake (Menchville HS, Virginia): 88-91FB, 93-94 peak; good 77-82 SL; 80-81 CU with upside, but needs reps; raw, but lots of projection; 6-2, 180 pounds

28. RHP Hudson Boyd (South Ft. Myers HS, Florida): 91-93 FB, peak 94-96; good command of average 75-81 SL that flashes plus; above-average 80-84 CU; low-70s CB; good command; 6-3, 250

29. RHP Aaron Nola (Catholic HS, Louisiana): 88-92 FB; very good to plus 78-81 circle-CU; later in year sat upper-80s, 89 peak but great movement; solid but inconsistent 72 CB; funky arm action; 6-0, 170

30. LHP Andy Suarez (Columbus HS, Florida): 88-92 FB; good CB; good CU; good command; deceptive delivery; 6-2, 200

31. LHP Cody Kukuk (Free State HS, Kansas): 88-91 FB, 93 peak; good 78 SL; CB; CU; good athlete; 6-4, 185

32. RHP Jake Reed (Helix HS, California): 88-92 FB, 93 peak; good sinker; really good CU; average SL; Drew Cisco comp due to plus pitchability; 6-2, 175

33. RHP Matt Troupe (Northridge HS, California): 90-92 FB, 94 peak; very good CB; plus CU; SL; inconsistent FB velocity so he sometimes sits 87-88, peak 91

34. RHP Dylan Davis (Redmond HS, Washington): 90-93 FB, peak 94-95 with good sink; good 82-84 SL; 76-78 CB; CU; plus athlete; iffy command; 6-0, 200

35. RHP Christian Montgomery (Lawrence Central HS, Indiana): 89-93 FB, 95 peak; potential plus 72-81 CB that goes both hard and soft; low-80s CU; plus pitchability; 6-1, 240

36. RHP Michael Cederoth (Steele Canyon HS, California): 87-90 FB jumped up to 90-93 with 95-96 peak; average CB; 72 SL; good 86-88 cutter; very raw; violent delivery; 6-5, 185

37. RHP Jordan Cote (Winnisquam HS, New Hampshire): 88-90 FB, 92-93 peak; good CB; SL; raw CU; 6-5, 200

38. RHP Mason Hope (Broken Arrow HS, Oklahoma): 90-92 FB, 94 peak; flashes plus CB

39. RHP Michael Fulmer (Deer Creek HS, Oklahoma): 90-94 FB, 97 peak; 83-85 SL; CU needs work; 6-2, 200

40. RHP Adrian Houser (Locust Grove HS, Oklahoma): 90-93 FB with great sink, 95 peak; good CB; raw CU; good athlete; 6-3, 200

41. RHP Kody Watts (Skyview HS, Washington): 89-93 FB, 94-95 peak; good CB; average SL; above-average future splitter; 6-3, 185

42. LHP Adam McCreery (Bonita HS, California): 88-92 FB with some cutting action; very good 79 CB; good SL; interesting CU; injury plagued senior season; 6-8, 200

43. RHP Hawtin Buchanan (Biloxi HS, Mississippi): 89-91 FB with room to grow, 93-94 peak; good command; raw CB, but much improved as year went on; strong Mississippi commit; 6-8, 230

44. RHP Jerrick Suiter (Valparaiso HS, Indiana): 91-92 FB, 93-94 peak with very heavy sinking FB; 73 CU; good bat; iffy command; good athlete; 6-4, 220 pounds

45. RHP Ricky Jacquez (Franklin HS, Texas): 90-93 FB, 95-97 peak; potential plus 78 CB that is already very effective pitch; promising CU; great athlete; 5-9, 160

46. RHP Jake Junis (Rock Falls HS, Illinois): 88-91 FB; good upper-70s CB with plus upside; solid CU; great athlete; 6-3, 200

47. RHP Tayler Scott (Notre Dame Prep, Arizona): 90-92 FB; flashes plus CB but below-average on balance; very raw; plus athlete; 6-2

48. LHP Kevin Matthews (Richmond Hill HS, Georgia): 87-90 FB, jumps to 94-95 peak; above-average CB; great athlete; high effort delivery; 5-10, 160

49. RHP Ryan Keller (West Ranch HS, California): 87-91 FB with sink, 92 peak; good 73-76 CB; three quarters delivery; good 72 SL; average CU; 6-2, 210 pounds

50. RHP Danny Keller (Newbury Park HS, California): 88-92 FB, 94 peak; good sinker; raw but interesting CU; good 79-80 CB; 75 SL; raw; violent delivery; 6-5, 185

51. LHP Philip Pfeifer (Farragut HS, Tennessee): 87-89 FB, later up to 90-92; peak 93; good to plus 75-79 CB; CU; SL; splitter; 6-0, 200

52. LHP Stephen Tarpley (Gilbert HS, Arizona): 88-91 FB, 93 peak; good 74-76 CB needs polish; 81 CU; good athlete; 6-0, 170

53. LHP Dillon Peters (Cathedral HS, Indiana): 90-92 FB, 94 peak; good 80 CU; very good 73-76 CB; 5-10, 195 pounds

54. RHP Taylor Nunez (Salmen HS, Louisiana): 87-89 FB, 90 peak; reports of 93-94 peak made to stay quiet to keep his draft stock down; very good to plus upper-70s CB; 6-4, 175

55. RHP Cole Wiper (Newport HS, Washington): 88-91 FB, 93 peak; low-80s SL that ranges 83-86; potential plus 78-80 CB that is already above-average; uses splitter as CU;

56. RHP Thomas Robson (Delta SS, British Columbia): 88-92 FB, 93-94 peak; good 78-81 SL; CB; CU; 6-4, 200

57. RHP Austin Robichaux (Notre Dame HS, Louisiana): 87-89 FB, 90 peak; now sits 91-93 with lots of movement; good 75 CB; 6-5, 180

58. RHP Vaughn Covington (Killarney SS, British Columbia): 90-92 FB with good sink, 93-94 peak as starter and 96 peak in short bursts; promising CB; recovering from Tommy John surgery in September; 6-5

59. RHP Gandy Stubblefield (Lufkin HS, Texas): 6-4, 190; 88-92 FB, 94-95 peak; CB with upside

60. RHP Matt Wisler (Bryan HS, Ohio): 88-90 FB. 92 peak; good 73-75 CB; emerging CU; SL; 6-3, 175

61. RHP Koby Gauna (St. John Bosco HS, California): 90-91 FB with good movement; plus 77-78 CU

62. LHP Zakery Qualls (Rancho HS, Nevada): mid-80s FB, 89 peak; slurvy SL; CB; really good CU; three quarters delivery; 6-3, 155 pounds

63. RHP Tyler Arthur (Lexington Catholic HS, Kentucky): 88-89 FB; 75-77 CB; good 78-80 CU; good command; 6-3, 190

64. RHP Matt Spalding (St. Xavier HS, Kentucky): 91-94 FB, 95-96 peak; 73-77 SL; violent delivery; 6-0, 190

65. RHP Dakota Freese (Washington HS, Iowa): 88-90 FB, 92 peak; good CB; 6-4, 190

66. RHP Clay Holmes (Slocomb HS, Alabama): 90-93 FB with good sink; knuckle CB; inconsistent SL; good command; good athlete; 6-5, 220

67. LHP Daniel Camarena: high-80s FB with late life, 90-91 peak; above-average future 70-73 CB; average 70-75 CU; line drive hitter; good approach; power upside, but hasn’t shown too much yet; RF arm; 6-0, 200 pounds

68. LHP Blake Snell (Shorewood HS, Washington): 86-90 FB, 92-94 peak; slow CB flashes above-average; average CU; less polished than expected; good athlete; 6-4, 190

69. LHP Carlos Rodon (Holly Springs HS, North Carolina): 87-89 FB, peak 92-93; loses velocity early; 75-76 CB; good 76-80 SL; emerging CU; raw enough that he may be better off at NC State; inconsistent offspeed stuff; spotty command; good athlete; 6-2, 210

70. RHP Zach Davies (Mesquite HS, Arizona): 90 FB; CB; SL; CU; good athlete; 6-0, 170

71. LHP Corey Stump (Lakeland Christian HS, Florida): 85-88 FB, 89-90 peak; good 68-74 CB that has since added velocity and is now low- to mid-70s consistently; 6-5, 195

72. LHP Travis Radke (Oaks Christian HS, California): 86-88 FB, 90 peak; good 74-75 CB; emerging 70-72 CU; low-70s SL that needs tons of work

73. RHP John Taylor (Franklin County HS, Georgia): 89-91 FB; good 75-77 CB; 79 CU

74. RHP Jordan Ramsey (North Davidson HS, North Carolina): 87-88 FB, 91 peak; good 68-70 CB; 75 CU; 6-4, 180

75. LHP Max Homick (Rancho Bernardo HS, California): mid-80s FB, 87-89 peak; good low-70s CB; 73 CU; 6-2, 210 pounds

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