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Profiles of the Top 22 Pitchers for the 2012 MLB Draft (Bonus) : Mitch Brown

Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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With the Twins having a severe need for pitching in the organization as well as six picks among the top 100, it is certain that more than one of those picks (and probably the second overall pick) will be used to draft a pitcher. To this respect, I am presenting profiles of the top 22 pitching prospects for the 2012 MLB draft.

I have been presenting these alphabetically, and at the end I will rank them. I will be doing about one a day and I will finish before the June 4th draft day. You can find all the profiles (in reverse alphabetical order) as they are presented here. I will start with RJ Alvarez and end with Kyle Zimmer. Each profile will contain a bit of background information and statistics, a mini scouting report and videos and photos. Because Mitch Brown is local, and the Twins have been linked with him, and there is a good possibility that they might select him in the supplementary or second round, I am presenting his profile, in addition to the other 22.


Profile 23: Mitch Brown[PRBREAK][/PRBREAK]

Profile/Stats:


Mitchell Brown is a senior at Century High School in Rochester, MN. He committed to play for the University of San Diego. He is listed at 6'2" and 210 lbs. He was born on April 13, 1994 . He throws right-handed. Mitch is also playing the infield, but will be drafted as a pitcher. His father is a former Korean power lifter. You can find a web page with a lot of information on Mitch here. In 2012 he is 7-1 with 0.91 ERA and 103 strikeouts in 58 innings. Here is a recent 'CCO story and a video by Mark Rosen on Mitch Brown. He was recently named Minnesota Gatorade player of the year and this is a great story on him, by Tyler Mason.


Mini Scouting Report:


Mitch Brown throws an above average Fastball that sits in the low nineties and reportedly jumps to 95. He has excellent command and control of that pitch. He also throws a plus cut fastball in the low 90s that has good movement and deception. His breaking ball and changeup are works in progress. His delivery is nice and easy and his mechanics are good. Very coachable. Good strikeout to ball ratio at the high school level, but his breaking ball and change up need to improve to make the leap and they will improve with professional coaching.



Videos/Photos:


Due to the difficulties in embedding videos here, please go to the original post to see videos of Mitch Brown pitching


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Since this finishes the presentation of profiles of the top pitchers in the 2012 MLB Draft, here is a list of the pitchers presented with links to their profiles at Twins Daily:

RJ Alvarez
Mark Appel
Jake Barrett
Chris Beck
Ryan Burr
Zach Eflin
Max Fried
Kevin Gausman
Lucas Giolito
Andrew Heaney
Brian Johnson
Pat Light
Lance McCullers
Clate Schmidt
Lucas Sims
Matt Smoral
Chris Stratton
Marcus Stromen
Hunter Virant
Michael Wacha
Walker Weickel
Kyle Zimmer


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