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Rutledge--not related to Arkansas' freshman lefthander of the same name--is one of the biggest prep pitchers in the class at 6-foot-8, 240 pounds, and he uses his size to good effect, pounding the bottom of the strike zone with a 90-93 mph fastball with excellent sink and life. Last summer his slider seemed more a fantastical idea than an actual pitch, but he's sharpened it this spring. It's flashing average at best, and he has shown he can get some depth to its break. Rutledge's sinker gives him a reliable weapon, and his present physicality means he's more pro ready than most Missouri's high school stars. He's committed to join the other Jackson Rutledge at Arkansas.