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6/4/10

2010 MLB draft: 26 Left Hand Pitchers you should know

Earlier this week, I presented a list of 34 middle infield prospects for the 2010 MLB draft. An additional, and more pressing need for the Twins organization that will be addressed in the 2010 MLB Amateur draft, is left hand pitchers and especially starters. Here is an alphabetic list of 26 LHP of note, eligible for the 2010 draft. One or more of these, could be drafted by the Twins. There are links to player profiles, statistics, scouting reports and videos, as well as different articles and interviews when I could find them. The list consists of shortstops and second basemen, however, some of these players project to play at third base in the next level. All links open pages on a new window/tab so you do not have to navigate away from this page and then get back.


Mitch Beacom 6-8, 240. UCLA. His player profile and a youtube game video.

Jesse Biddle 6-5, 220, Germantown Friends HS, PA. Scouting report, scouting video, a video story from Comcast SportsNet and his MLB.com scouting video.

Kevin Chapman 6-4. 210, University of Florida. His Baseball Cube stats page, his profile and an article.

Kevin Gelinas 6-5, 235, University of California, Santa Barbara. His profile, an interview, and a brief article.

Kyle Hald 6-0, 200, Old Dominion University. His 2010 stats from College Splits and his profile.

Bryan Harper 6-5, 190 . Bryce Harper's (projected #1 overall pick) older brother. His MLB.com scouting video and another scouting video.

Jimmy Hodgskin 6-2, 185. Bishop Moore HS, FL. His profile, a youtube game video and an article.

Thomas Keeling 6-3, 184. Oklahoma State University. His profile and his MLB.com scouting video.

Mike Kickham 6-4, 201. Missouri State University. His profile and his bio.

Adam Liberatore 6-3, 210. Tennessee Tech. His profile, and his stats from College Splits.

Bryan Morgado 6-3, 203. Tennessee. His MLB.com scouting video, an article, his 2010 stats and his bio.

Griffin Murphy 6-3, 195. Redlands East Valley HS, CA. His MLB.com scouting video, an additional scouting video, his profile and a Baseball America writeup

James Paxton 6-4, 220. Kentucky. First round (supplemental) draft pick by Toronto in 2009, decided to return in college, and was in a legal battle with NCAA resulting to his withdrawal from College. His bio, His 2009 MLB.com draft page, and a mini scouting report.

Drew Pomeranz 6-5, 230. University of Mississippi. Scouting report, scouting report and video, his MLB.com scouting video, and stats, scouting report and game-by-game tracker.

Robbie Ray 6-3, 185, Brentwood HS, TN. His profile, and his MLB.com scouting video.

Rob Rasmussen 5-11, 180, UCLA. A scouting video, scouting report, an interview, his MLB.com scouting video, his wikipedia page (not many of the players drafted in 2010 have one of those), and his profile.

Tanner Robles 6-2, 205, Oregon State. His profile.

Chris Sale6-7, 185, Florida Gulf Coast University. A scouting report, another scouting report and video by a pro scout, and his MLB.com scouting video.

Sammy Solis 6-5, 228, University of San Diego. A compilation of reports, his MLB.com scouting video, and a Sporting News story.

Jordan Shipers 5-11, 165, South Harrison HS, MO. A scouting video, and his profile.

Drew Smyly 6-3, 190, University of Arkansas. A story, and his profile.

Cody Wheeler6-0, 170, Coastal Carolina University. His profile, an article, and his MLB.com scouting video.

Bennett Whitmore6-3, 215, University of Oregon. His profile.

Sam Wilson6-1, 195, El Dorado HS, NM. His profile, and an article

Austin Wright6-4, 220, Conant HS, IL. His profile and video, an interview, and his MLB.com scouting video.

Kevin Ziomek6-2, 180, Armhest Regional HS, MA. A scouting report, scouting video, and and article with a video about his delivery.

In addition to these 26 lefties, Here is the list of the top 75 LHP College prospects from Baseball Draft Report.

The next segment will be live blogging coverage of the draft starting Monday that will include descriptions and profiles of the Twins' picks.