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Larson Kindreich

#32 | LHP | RangersTEX
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Larson Kindreich
Name: Larson Kindreich
Born: Jun 21, 1999 in
College: Biola (Calif.)
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 210 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
Drafted in the 8th round (224th overall) by the Texas Rangers in 2021 (signed for $150,000)
Kindreich first jumped on scouts' radars as a projectable lefthander with velocity to come at the Area Code Games in high school. He grew into that promise at Biola (Calif.) and established himself as the top Division II player in the draft class with a standout showing in the Northwoods League last summer. Kindreich has an appealing pitcher’s frame at 6-foot-4, 210 pounds and sits 92-94 mph from the left side. His changeup is a potential plus pitch and he shows feel to spin a potentially average curveball that has flashed higher. Kindreich has a starter’s frame and repertoire, but his control and velocity have been inconsistent throughout his career and his performance this spring was underwhelming. He posted a 3.83 ERA against poor Div. II competition and allowed four or more runs in half of his starts. His fastball velocity dropped into the 80s at one point in the middle of the season, but he rebounded to return to the low 90s at the end of the year. Kindreich’s pure stuff fits in the top five rounds, but concerns about his control and performance have him just outside of that range for many teams. He is expected to pitch in the Cape Cod League and has a chance to raise his stock there.
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