• Full name Joshua William Lindblom
  • Born 06/15/1987 in Lafayette, IN
  • Profile Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 240 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Purdue
  • Debut 06/01/2011
  • Drafted in the 2nd round (61st overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2008 (signed for $663,000).
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    The highest-drafted player from 2005 who still has yet to turn pro, Lindblom turned down $300,000 as a third-round pick of the Astros. After spending one year at Tennessee and two at Purdue, he'll likely go one round higher this June. Lindblom scuffled as a starter before the Boilermakers made him a reliever late in the season. Now that he no longer has to pace himself, Lindblom throws at 94-95 mph with heavy life as he goes full bore for one or two innings. His hard curveball has improved, and he has quickened his delivery as well. He also mixes in an occasional splitter. Lindblom throws strikes but works out of a higher arm slot, making his pitches easier to see and more hittable than they seemingly should be. He has a resilient arm and workhorse build at 6-foot-5 and 240 pounds, but his stuff has been so much more electric out of the pen, suggesting that is his best role as a pro.

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  • Rated Best Slider in the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2010
  • Rated Best Fastball in the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2009

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