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Nick Petree

RHP | CardinalsSTL
Springfield (MO) Cardinals Springfield (MO) Cardinals
Nick Petree
Name: Nicholas Scott Petree
Born: Jul 16, 1990 in Clinton, MO
Four-Year College: Missouri State
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 195 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
  IP ERA WHIP BB/9 SO/9
Career 306.1 2.94 1.25 2.41 6.67
Drafted in the 9th round (275th overall) by the St. Louis CardinalsĀ in 2013 (signed for $40,000)
Since 2001, Missouri State has had four pitchers drafted in the first or sandwich rounds and has sent seven to the big leagues. None dominated like Petree, who led NCAA Division I in ERA (1.01) in 2012 while fashioning streaks of 38 1/3 consecutive scoreless innings and 73 straight without an earned run. He has been stingy again this year, going 8-1, 1.63 with 107 strikeouts in 94 innings during the regular season. He's a college version of Greg Maddux, getting batters out with uncanny pitchability. At 6-foot-1, 195 pounds, Petree operates with a fastball that sits at 87-88 mph and occasionally creeps into the low 90s. His lone plus pitch is his changeup, and he'll also mix in a curveball and a cutter/slider. He commands all of them well. Petree sat out his first season at Missouri State following Tommy John surgery, and he went undrafted as a redshirt sophomore in 2012, when he starred despite an injured forearm. He has added 2 mph to his fastball this year as well as depth to his curve. He could go from the sixth to 10th round as a discount option. Petree helped his cause on March 29, when he beat Indiana State and projected first-rounder Sean Manaea with a two-hit shutout, reaching 90 mph on his 127th and final pitch of the game.
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