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Daniel Norris

#44 | LHP
Detroit Tigers Detroit Tigers
Daniel Norris
Name: Daniel David Norris
Born: Apr 25, 1993 in Johnson City, Tenn. USA
High School: Science Hill HS, Johnson City, Tenn.
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 195 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
2018114.911.554.9111.45
Career248.24.381.453.477.96
Drafted in the 2nd round (74th overall) by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2011 (signed for $2,000,000)
Norris entered 2011 as the top high school lefthander in the country, and he has done nothing to change that assessment. He spent last summer dealing for the East Cobb Yankees and then gave up football, where he played quarterback, to focus on baseball as a senior. Norris has shown three potential plus pitches, with a fastball that reaches 96 mph but generally rests in the 89-93 mph range, a curveball and changeup. He throws the changeup with good arm speed and has plenty of hand speed to spin a breaking ball, and he has also toyed with a slider. Norris features a clean arm and plenty of athleticism, though like many high school pitchers he has inconsistent mechanics, tipping when he's throwing a fastball or breaking ball. He has the athleticism to make adjustments quickly, and he had already improved his arm action in recent months, making it more compact. Scouts laud his makeup and passion for the game. A Clemson recruit, Norris has strong present stuff and room to improve.
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