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Andrew Cashner

#54 | RHP
Baltimore Orioles Baltimore Orioles
Andrew Cashner
Name: Andrew Burton Cashner
Born: Sep 11, 1986 in Conroe, Texas USA
High School: Conroe HS, Montgomery, Texas
College: Texas Christian
Ht.: 6'6" / Wt.: 235 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
2018100.24.561.523.847.24
Career993.23.881.343.287.02
Drafted in the 1st round (19th overall) by the Chicago Cubs in 2008 (signed for $1,540,000)
For a while, it appeared that the state of Texas might get shut out of the draft's first round for the first time since 1977. That's unlikely to happen now, thanks to Cashner, the hottest pitching prospect to come out of Angelina (Texas) JC since Clay Buchholz. Cashner turned down opportunities last year to sign with the Rockies (as a draft-and-follow) and the Cubs (as a 29th-rounder), opting instead to transfer to Texas Christian. A starter at Angelina, Cashner has excelled as a reliever for the Horned Frogs. No college pitcher in this draft can match his consistent 96-98 mph velocity, the product of outstanding whip in his 6-foot-6, 180-pound frame, and overmatched opponents have hit just .104 against him. Cashner has armside run on his fastball, and he backs it up with an 84-85 mph slider that can be electric. The slider is much better than the mediocre curveball he threw in the past, though it's not always consistent. Neither is his command, which may prevent him from becoming an effective starter, but some clubs are interested in returning him to that role in pro ball. A team in love with radar-gun readings could take Cashner as high as the middle of the first round.
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