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Zack Von Rosenberg

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Zack Von Rosenberg
Name: Zachary Randall Von Rosenberg
Born: Sep 24, 1990 in Lake Charles, La. USA
High School: Zachary (La.) HS
Ht.: 6'5" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Career332.24.521.312.086.71
Drafted in the 6th round (175th overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2009 (signed for $1,200,000)
Von Rosenberg doesn't light up radar guns like fellow Louisiana high school righthander Brody Colvin, but he's a much more polished pitcher with an exceptional track record of winning at the prep level. Von Rosenberg won state championships and pitched the clincher in each of his four seasons, a 5-A title at Barbe in 2006 and 4-A titles at Zachary the last three years. He has advanced command of three solid pitches: an 88-91 mph fastball with good life, a curveball with nice depth and a changeup with deception. He has a 6-foot-5, 205-pound frame and a clean delivery, so his velocity should increase, especially when he stops playing shortstop when he's not pitching. He did work in the low 90s more regularly late in the spring, and some area scouts prefer him to Colvin. Both players have scholarships from Louisiana State that they'll likely turn down when they go in the first two rounds of the draft.
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