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Will Rigney

High School: Midway HS, Waco, Texas
State: Texas
Commitment: Baylor

Ht.: 6'5"
Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R

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Scouting Report

A big, physical righthander out of Waco, Texas, Rigney has plenty of arm strength, showcased by a fastball that was mostly in the 90-93 mph range this summer and touched 95 mph. He also throws a slider that ranges from 79-84 mph and looked like a plus pitch at times with sharp, late bite. There were instances, however, when the pitch became loopy and hung over the plate. Rigney also showed good feel for a low-80s changeup with arm-side movement and fading action that could be developed as a third offering. This spring, Rigney has dealt with a forearm strain that limited his innings, but scouts think he has a frame—6-foot-5, 205-pounds—that will allow him to regularly throw in the mid-90s and hold innings as a big, power-armed righthander. Rigney is committed to Baylor.

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