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Jimmy Journell

RHP | CardinalsSTL
Name: Jimmy Journell
Born: Dec 29, 1977 in Springfield, Ohio USA
College: Illinois
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 4th round (132nd overall) by the St. Louis Cardinals in 1999
Six-foot-4 RHP Jim Journell was the most intimidating closer in college baseball this season. He terrorized righthanded hitters with a nasty sinking fastball up to 95 mph thrown from a low three-quarters to almost submarine arm angle. His out pitch against lefthanded hitters is a solid changeup. Like Purvis, he was shut down briefly late in the season with a little soreness in his arm. That was viewed strictly as a precautionary measure.
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