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Max Knutson

LHP | OriolesBAL
Max Knutson
Name: Max Knutson
Born: Apr 1, 1995 in Minneapolis, Minn. USA
High School: Mounds View HS, Arden Hills, Minn.
College: Nebraska
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
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Drafted in the 12th round (361st overall) by the Baltimore Orioles in 2016 (signed for $100,000)
Whatever team drafts Knutson knows that they will be taking on a project. Knutson shuffled between pitching sporadic innings in the bullpen and work as a midweek starter for Nebraska. A wrist wrap causes him to struggle to repeat his delivery and leads to well-below-average control, and he needs to develop a breaking ball. But Knutson has the arm strength to get drafted. He normally sits 89-92 mph, but on his best nights he'll pop a sporadic 94, 95 or 96 which shows scouts that there's plenty of arm strength in there. His changeup is a potentially average pitch, giving him the starting point of an interesting lefty power reliever, if he can sort out his delivery.
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