• Full name Jakob Benjamin Lee Junis
  • Born 09/16/1992 in Jacksonville, AR
  • Profile Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 220 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Rock Falls
  • Debut 04/12/2017
  • Drafted in the 29th round (876th overall) by the Kansas City Royals in 2011 (signed for $675,000).
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    Righthander Jake Junis might go in the top 10 rounds if he were signable in that range, but it may take early-round money to lure him away from North Carolina State. The 6-foot-3, 195-pounder has more athleticism, feel and aptitude for spinning a breaking ball than Nick Burdi. Junis usually pitches at 88-91 mph, shows the potential for a plus curveball and has a developing changeup. He has the body and easy delivery to remain a starter. He could stand to rein in his cockiness. Junis also shows promising power potential as a third baseman and may play both ways for the Wolfpack. He's also a star basketball player who averaged 19 points and six rebounds a game as a senior.

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