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Draft Focus: Devin Williams
Published: Monday, April 29, 2013
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Devin Williams Perfect Game profile
Birthdate: Sept. 21, 1994
High School: Hazelwood West
City, State: Florissant, Mo.
Travel Team: St. Louis Pirates
Projected Draft Round: 1S-2
Missouri high school right hander Devin Williams, currently No. 27 in the PG Class of 2013 rankings, provides a great topic for a “Baseball Scouting 101” conversation because there exists an almost perfect and symmetrical series of notes on him since the first time I saw him pitch at the 2012 Perfect Game Pitcher/Catcher Indoor Showcase about 15 months ago.
Before pitching in Cedar Rapids that February, Williams had pitched for the St. Louis Pirates at the 2011 WWBA 17u National Championship and at the 2011 WWBA World Underclass Championship, pitching in the mid-80s and topping out at 87-88 mph to go with a 71 mph curveball.
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