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2012 MLB Draft: Scouting Stanford Pitcher Brett Mooneyham

Published by on May 30, 2012

Yesterday, I wrote about the potential number-one pick in this year's MLB draft, Stanford ace Mark Appel.  Earlier this season, I also scouted Stanford's number two starter, left-hander Brett Mooneyham. 

Mooneyham, a red-shirt junior who missed all of last season due to injury, is not going to go as high as Appel in the draft, but he could be a late first-round draft pick. 

The 6'5" lefty struggled with his command and control in the first start that I scouted, back on March 10 against Rice.  He continually missed up in the zone, which led to two home runs and two other deep flyouts.  He walked four and had 10 three-ball counts in his six innings of work. 

He finally settled down in the fifth inning, locating his fastball around the knees more and getting command of his changeup, which had been ineffective through four innings.  Once...

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