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Drew Hill

College: South Mountain (Ariz.) JC
State: Ariz.
Commitment: Texas Christian

Ht.: 6'0"
Wt.: 170 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R

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Scouting Report

A transfer from Utah Valley, Hill received a lot of scouting buzz during the fall with a fastball that touched 97 mph. An undersized righthander at 5-foot-11, Hill’s fastball has been closer to 90-92 mph and touching 94 mph this spring. He throws a four-seam fastball to get swings and misses, while his two-seamer features heavy sink and draws plenty of ground balls. Hill struck out more than one batter per inning during the regular season, and he walked just 3.3 batters per nine innings. The jewel of his arsenal is a wipeout, 78-83 mph slider that often flashes as a plus pitch. He also occasionally uses a change-of-pace curveball to keep hitters off-balance. He has feel for a changeup but uses it infrequently. Hill utilizes a three-quarter delivery with late head snap that has been characterized as a reliever’s delivery, and he ultimately may be best suited for a bullpen role in which he could air it out and stick with his fastball/slider combination. Hill is committed to Texas Christian and if he doesn’t sign, a strong season in the Horned Frogs’ bullpen could boost his stock for the 2020 draft.

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