Draft Focus: Dan Child

Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Frankie Piliere        
Published: Monday, March 11, 2013

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Dan Child Perfect Game profile

Position:  RHP
Height:  6-5
Weight:  225
Bats/Throws:  R-R
Birthdate:  July 24, 1992
College:  Oregon State
Hometown:  Rocklin, Calif.
Previously Drafted:  Padres '10 (48)
Projected Draft Round:  1S-3

Dan Child made the most of his opportunities last summer. Pitching on the same staff as the likes of Ryne Stanek, Jonathon Crawford, and Bobby Wahl, Child had a highly successful campaign with Team USA, proving he could work effectively out of the bullpen as well as in a starting role. While the right-hander falls a bit short of being considered with the likes of those previously mentioned right-handers, he brings an interesting enough skill set and a strong track record to the table that should make him a sought after draft commodity when June rolls around.



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