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Daniel Starwalt

High School: Granite Hills HS, El Cajon, Calif.
State: Calif.
Commitment: Stanford

Wt.: lbs
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Scouting Report

Starwalt emerged as one of Southern California's top prep arms last summer, when he ran his fastball up to 94-95 mph and consistently pitched with an above-average spike curveball in the 78-80 range. He got off to a slow start after suffering a stress fracture in his back this spring, and he has since worked in the 86-90 range while losing power on his curveball, which still rates as average when he stays on top of it. He's also had a tendency to scatter his fastball. He has some feel for a changeup, which has a chance to become an average offering. Starwalt, who doesn't turn 18 until February, could sink in the draft because of his strong commitment to Stanford and his lackluster spring, but his upside is very intriguing if he can return to form.

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