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Aaron Northcraft

RHP | MarinersSEA
Tacoma Rainiers Tacoma Rainiers
Aaron Northcraft
Name: Aaron Lee Northcraft
Born: May 28, 1990 in Tucson, AZ
High School: Mater Dei HS, Santa Ana, Calif.
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 230 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
  IP ERA WHIP BB/9 SO/9
Career 853.1 3.87 1.34 3.46 7.70
Drafted in the 10th round (298th overall) by the Atlanta BravesĀ in 2009 (signed for $125,000)
Aaron Northcraft led Mater Dei deep into its sectional playoffs, beating top-ranked Norco and ace Matt Hobgood, a likely first-rounder. Northcraft settled down after giving up a three-run homer in the first and continued to boost his draft stock. He's a 6-foot-4, 215-pound righthander who has modified his delivery, better incorporating his lower half. Delivering his pitches from a near sidearm slot, Northcraft has improved his stuff noticeably since last year. His four-seam fastball sits at 87-90 mph, and his best offering is his 84-85 mph two-seamer, which shows both sink and armside movement. He lacks control of his curveball, but that pitch shows interesting, sweeping break. A Southern California recruit, Northcraft needs some mechanical adjustments, but his combination of size and lively stuff could get him into the first five or six rounds.
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