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Perhaps the most versatile player in the prep class, Faltine can play almost any position on the diamond, including shortstop, third base, outfield and pitcher. His pro future is likely as a position player, though he throws in the upper 80s off the mound with a high spin-rate fastball (2700-2800 rpm) and a 72-78 mph curveball that has some promise. Faltine is extremely athletic—he also plays football and basketball—and shows impressive body control in the infield and outfield, making a highlight-reel, diving catch at the Area Code Games this summer. He’s not polished at any specific defensive position just yet, but he has the tools to impact the game in a number of ways with a quick bat and line-drive oriented swing out of the righthanded batter’s box. Faltine is committed to Texas.