Von Rosenberg was the #6 prospect in the NYPL this year.
Baseball America released their top 20 prospects from the 2010 New York-Penn League today (scouting reports here for BA subscribers), and three Pittsburgh Pirates prospects ended up on the list. Those were Zach Von Rosenberg, who came in at number six, Colton Cain, who rated 10th, and Zack Dodson, who finished 17th.
Dodson, ZVR, and Cain were the 4th, 6th, and 8th round picks respectively in the 2009 draft. The Pirates paid a combined $2,925,000 to sign all three players away from college commitments.
Von Rosenberg, who signed for $1.2 M in the sixth round, put up a 3.20 ERA in 59 innings, with a 39:13 K/BB ratio. He had a 87-91 MPH fastball, which could increase in velocity due to his easy arm action. His changeup made ...
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