We’ll start with 6-foot-5 junior pitcher Tanner Houck from the University of Missouri. In his sophomore season for the Tigers he posted an ERA of 2.99 in 15 starts, while striking out 106 batters in 105.1 innings pitched.
As a freshman he went 8-5 with a 3.49 ERA in 15 starts and struck out 91 batters in 100.2 innings pitched. He only walked 12 batters in those innings, proving that even at a young age he has great control of his stuff.
Coming in at 215 pounds this guy has the frame to be a workhorse type of pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, or whichever team drafts him. This guy has the look of a durable, top of the rotation pitcher.
He has a very good mix of three pitches. His fastball sits in the mid-90s, but his best pitch might be his hard-breaking slider. As I mentioned, he has great control of all of his pitches and is able to throw them for strikes.
He is listed as the eighth best college prospect by Baseball America, and 10th best overall prospect by Perfect Game, so he would have to fall quite a bit for the San Francisco Giants to snag him at 19.