Height/Weight: 6’3”/175 lbs
High School: Camarillo (Calif.)
College Commitment: UCLA
Since picking up pitching as a sophomore, Hunter Virant has continually asserted himself as one of the top prep left-handed pitching prospects in the 2012 draft class.
Possessing excellent athleticism and a 6’3” frame that suggests he has room to fill out, the southpaw’s velocity has steadily climbed this spring. He spots his 89-93 mph fastball with conviction on both sides of the plate, while his smooth delivery and clean arm action cater to his deception.
His mechanics also disguise his changeup, which appears to be a pitch that may be equally effective against both right- and left-handed hitters. He also has a slider but hasn’t decided whether it will be a finesse pitch dependent on location ...
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