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Kenny Baugh

RHP | AstrosHOU
Kenny Baugh
Name: Kenneth Dwight Baugh
Born: Feb 5, 1979 in Beaumont, Texas USA
High School: Lamar HS, Houston
College: Rice
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 225 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 1st round (11th overall) by the Detroit Tigers in 2001 (signed for $1,800,000)
A 2000 fifth-round pick by the Athletics, Baugh opted to return to Rice. That decision will pay off as he'll jump into the first round--based on talent, not his status as a senior. He repeated as the Western Athletic Conference pitcher of the year and became the 10th college pitcher to reach 40 victories and 400 strikeouts in his career. More important from a pro standpoint, his stuff got better. Last year he had a solid average repertoire enhanced by his feel for pitching. This spring, he boosted his fastball from 87-91 mph to 93-95, while maintaining his deceptive changeup and enhancing his curveball. He continued to throw all three pitches for strikes at will. He could go as high as 10th overall to the Astros, who hit it big with another local Rice star in Lance Berkman four years ago. Baugh should be one of the first players from the 2001 draft to reach the majors.
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