• Full name Jeffrey David Ledbetter
  • Born 02/13/1992 in Anderson, IN
  • Profile Ht.: 5'11" / Wt.: 190 / Bats: L / Throws: R
  • School Cedarville
  • Drafted in the 3rd round (99th overall) by the Texas Rangers in 2013 (signed for $350,000).
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    Cedarville, a National Christian College Athletic Association program, never has had a player selected in the 48-year history of the draft, though that will change in June thanks to the Ledbetter twins, David and Ryan. David is the better prospect of the pair, a 6-foot-1, 185-pounder with a 90-94 mph sinker. He has a deep repertoire that also includes a hard curveball, a sinking changeup and a slider. He has sound mechanics and the athleticism to see double duty as a DH/right fielder. He's also one of the few prospects in the draft who's married, having wed his high school sweetheart in December. Ryan pitches and plays second base for Cedarville. He has a similar fastball and curve, but he has a violent delivery and his stuff drops off after a couple of innings. A redshirt sophomore, he had Tommy John surgery in his first year with the Yellow Jackets. David should go around the fifth round of the draft, with Ryan a possible late-round choice if he wants to sign.

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