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Mark Rogers

RHP | RangersTEX
Mark Rogers
Name: Mark Elliot Rogers
Born: Jan 30, 1986 in Brunswick, Maine USA
High School: Mount Ararat HS, Topsham, Maine
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 240 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 1st round (5th overall) by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2004 (signed for $2,200,000)
Unknown to people who weren't area scouts in the Northeast before last summer, Rogers got widespread attention at the East Coast Showcase when his fastball registered 96-97 mph on some guns. His fastball was so dominant against weak competition in Maine this spring that he struck out 99 in his first 38 innings, while allowing just three hits. He also hit almost .600 and was named the state's Gatorade player of the year for the second straight year. Also the captain of both his high school hockey and soccer teams, he has a lean, athletic build with room to fill out and get stronger. Rogers has a three-quarters delivery and throws slightly across his body, but has a loose, explosive arm. He should require just minor adjustments to his delivery. His fastball generally sits in the 90-95 mph range, with natural, hard running action and occasional bore. Rogers' hammer curve has solid rotation with three-quarter break and excellent depth for his arm slot. His 73-77 mph curve is inconsistent because he has an erratic arm slot and tends to drop his elbow, causing it to flatten out. Rogers, who projects as a No. 2 or 3 starter, throws his changeup with good arm speed, deception and sinking action. He has signed with Miami.
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