• Full name William Buchannan Rigney
  • Born 08/04/2000 in Waco, TX
  • Profile Ht.: 6'6" / Wt.: 215 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Baylor
  • Drafted in the 38th round (1,136th overall) by the San Francisco Giants in 2019.
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    A big, physical righthander out of Waco, Texas, Rigney has plenty of arm strength, showcased by a fastball that was mostly in the 90-93 mph range this summer and touched 95 mph. He also throws a slider that ranges from 79-84 mph and looked like a plus pitch at times with sharp, late bite. There were instances, however, when the pitch became loopy and hung over the plate. Rigney also showed good feel for a low-80s changeup with arm-side movement and fading action that could be developed as a third offering. This spring, Rigney has dealt with a forearm strain that limited his innings, but scouts think he has a frame—6-foot-5, 205-pounds—that will allow him to regularly throw in the mid-90s and hold innings as a big, power-armed righthander. Rigney is committed to Baylor.

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