IP 250
ERA 6.192
WHIP 1.644
BB/9 3.924
SO/9 7.308
  • Full name Glenn Matthew Gibson
  • Born 09/21/1987 in Center Moriches, NY
  • Profile Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 195 / Bats: L / Throws: L
  • School Center Moriches
  • Drafted in the 4th round (121st overall) by the Washington Nationals in 2006 (signed for $350,000).
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    Gibson is the son of former major league lefthander Paul Gibson, who pitched eight seasons with the Tigers, Mets and Yankees. The younger Gibson is a classic pitcher's son, with excellent feel for pitching, clean mechanics and great makeup both on and off the field. He is the opposite of New York's other top prep prospect, Dellin Betances, because he is polished and has a repeatable downhill delivery but lacks present velocity. Gibson's fastball sits at 86-88 mph and touches 90 every once in a while, but his 6-foot-4 frame has plenty of projection to it. What he lacks in fastball velocity he makes up for with two promising secondary pitches. Gibson has always had confidence in his changeup, which rates as at least an average pitch and could get better. His 76-77 mph curveball with good bite has been a revelation--it projects as a plus pitch and is already major league average according to most scouts. The biggest question about Gibson is that he has not faced strong competition in high school, but his overall package of command, secondary stuff, makeup and projectability should land him in the top five rounds.

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  • Rated Best Control in the Washington Nationals in 2008
  • Rated Best Changeup in the Washington Nationals in 2008
  • Rated Best Control in the Washington Nationals in 2007
  • Rated Best Curveball in the Washington Nationals in 2007

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