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Jordan Fowler

High School: Dyer County HS, Newbern, Tenn.
State: Tenn.

Ht.: 6'2"
Wt.: 160 lbs
Bats: L
Throws: L

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Scouting Report

The 6-foot-2, 160-pound Fowler is either a classic projection prep arm on the upswing or a pitcher who would be best served by three years at Mississippi, depending on which scout saw him when. The lanky lefty had a strong season for Dyer County High, especially considering he missed 2016 with a torn ACL, allowing three earned runs and striking out 110 (walking just 14) in his first 69.2 innings. Evaluators have seen his fastball sitting 88-91 mph and touching as high as 93, though he doesn't consistently hold that velocity. He needs to add strength to maintain his delivery and top stuff longer. His best pitch, his curveball, earns above-average grades at its best for its shape and spin, though it also will need more power. He has the arm speed to project more fastball velocity, and he throws an average changeup with similar arm speed. A lefthander with feel for his repertoire, solid secondary pitches and plenty of projection could go as high as the third round.

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