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Zack Greinke

#21 | RHP
Houston Astros Houston Astros
Zack Greinke
Name: Donald Zackary Greinke
Born: Oct 21, 1983 in Orlando, Fla. USA
High School: Apopka (Fla.) HS
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 200 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 1st round (6th overall) by the Kansas City Royals in 2002 (signed for $2,475,000)
Few players in the nation have helped themselves as much as Greinke, who entered the year as a potential second- or third-rounder and now figures to go in the first 8-15 picks. An outstanding athlete who's part of a typically strong Clemson recruiting class, he's a legitimate prospect as a third baseman and holds most of Apopka High's career batting records. But teams are focusing on his mound prowess, which includes a 92-93 mph fastball that has touched 96, a plus changeup and a good breaking ball. He commands all three pitches very well, and scouts like his poise and mental toughness.
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