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Kyle Hurt

High School: Torrey Pines HS, San Diego
College: Southern California
State: Calif.

Ht.: 6'3"
Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R

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Scouting Report

Hurt looked like a potential first-round pick at the Area Code Games the summer before his senior year of high school, but a knee injury sapped his stuff and led to an underwhelming year. Hurt went to Southern California to rebuild his stock and had high hopes as a draft-eligible sophomore this spring, but he logged a 5.69 ERA and was demoted to the bullpen at one point. At his best Hurt sits 92-95 mph on his fastball with a plus changeup and an above-average breaking ball. He spent most of this year, however, pitching at 87-90 mph with below-average command. Many teams want to see Hurt return to school, but others think he’s worth a late flyer based on the flashes he’s shown. He helped himself with two strong starts to close out the year, capped by seven scoreless innings with nine strikeouts at Oregon State.

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