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John Lamb

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John Lamb
Name: John Michael Lamb
Born: Jul 10, 1990 in LaPalma, Calif. USA
High School: Laguna Hills (Calif.) HS
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
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Drafted in the 5th round (145th overall) by the Kansas City Royals in 2008 (signed for $165,000)
The draft season kicked off with a Major League Scouting Bureau event at the Urban Youth Academy in Compton, and lefthander John Lamb was one of the best players in attendance. Lamb has an ideal and projectable pitcher's frame and showed improving raw stuff. His fastball sat from 87-91 mph and he showed a smooth, fluid arm action and easy release. His curveball showed great improvement, with good tilt and late break. He also showed feel for his craft, mixing pitches, altering eye levels and working both sides of the plate. In February, however, Lamb was rear-ended in a car accident, and lingering soreness in his elbow was diagnosed as a fracture. He didn't need surgery, but his arm was immobilized for 12 weeks, and he didn't pitch all spring.
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