Born: September 28, 1989
Height: 6' 3"
All Danny Hultzen Posts
Hultzen can touch 95 MPH with his fastball, and usually sits 91-93 MPH. He also throws a sinker, which gets a lot of strikeouts, and a good change-up, which is important for a left hander to have. His biggest asset is his command, as shown with his low walk rate this season. He has emerged as a candidate for the number one overall pick late in the season, due to struggles from Anthony Rendon and Gerrit Cole. However, Hultzen isn't a strong candidate, sitting more in the number three spot.
This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribers get access to all of our daily articles on the Pirates and their minor league system, with live coverage throughout the system on a daily basis. Our lowest rates are $2.22 per month under our Top Prospect Plan, which also gets you a FREE copy of the 2016 Prospect Guide. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system.
If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.