We often hear about "projectability" with young pitchers. The idea is that a tall, skinny kid will add velocity to his frame as he fills out and matures. Often it seems that every tall, skinny kid has projectability. However, not every player with projectability will end up throwing in the upper 90s. It's for that reason that top high school draft picks like Tim Alderson never see a velocity increase, while an un-drafted prep player like Stephen Strasburg can soar to the top of the draft ranks after three years in college. There's no real rhyme or reason to determining which players will succeed, and which will remain the same. Overall, it's a crap shoot.
Let's go back for a second to the 2009 draft. Here are three scouting reports, courtesy of Baseball America in their draft pre...
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