Baseball America updated their top 100 draft prospects list earlier this week. The Pittsburgh Pirates select 12th overall when the draft begins on June 12th and BA has DL Hall, a left-handed high school starter, ranked 12th overall.
We talked about Hall last week when John Manuel from BA had him going ninth overall in his mock draft. I mentioned then that Hall really doesn't match-up well with the Pirates, due to their philosophy of drafting tall pitchers. He is 6'0", 180-190 pounds and he seems to be more about safety rather than upside. Hall has a nice fastball/curve combo, with both pitches rated as a 60 on the 20-80 scout scale. His command is average and he doesn't have a solid third pitch. That's a high floor pitcher for a high school product, but that's also a group that comes wi...
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