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Chris Beck

RHP | CardinalsSTL
Chris Beck
Name: Christopher Michael Beck
Born: Sep 4, 1990 in Jefferson, Ga. USA
High School: Jefferson (Ga.) HS
College: Georgia Southern
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 230 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
201939.16.411.704.128.69
Career531.23.861.382.986.14
Drafted in the 2nd round (76th overall) by the Chicago White Sox in 2012 (signed for $600,000)
Beck was a 35th-round pick of the Indians out of high school in 2009 but joined with Victor Roache to front a well-regarded recruiting class for Georgia Southern. After a 2-4 regular season as a freshman, Beck showed significant improvement in the Cape Cod League and dropped scouts' jaws in the fall, when he was throwing his fastball consistently at 95-96 mph while adding an unhittable cutter to go with an improved slider and a changeup that some scouts called his best pitch. He hasn't shown the same stuff this spring, though. He does rank seventh in the nation in strikeouts (97) and 31st with 10.31 strikeouts/nine innings, but he has lost his arm slot, throwing from a lower release point. His fastball has touched 93 mph but generally sits in the 86-91 mph range. His cutter also has not been as good, and all of his pitches have lacked life.
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