Raul Rivera

HS Grad 2009
Age 26 and 8 mos
Age on 2009 Draft 18 and 4 mos
Position(s) RHP  
Ht/Wt 6-3, 185 lb
Hometown  San Juan, PR USA
Summer Team  Team Mizuno
Fall Team  Las Lomas Potros
MLB Draft 
Round 37 by Astros  in 2009
All Americans/All Regions
2009 Rawlings-Perfect Game 3rd Team All-American
All Puerto Rico Team
National Rank - Class of 2009 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - RHP
Impressed in Fort Myers last year with 90 mph FB, then up to 93 at 2008 PG National, lots of life, good command, 91 at Jupiter
PR State Rank - Class of 2009 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - RHP
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Best PG Grade
Latest Showcase Report
2008 National Showcase   Jun 13, 2008
PG Grade: 10
Raul Rivera is a 2009 RHP with a 6'3'', 185 lb. frame from San Juan, PR who attends San Vicente de Paul. Tall lean good pitchers build. Pitches from 3/4 arm slot, high leg kick, FB has very good life, up to 92 at the Metrodome. Occasional cutting and sinking action, loose fast arm, effortless delivery, 10 to 4 break on CB, gets hitter out with his lively FB, gets a lot of ground balls. Highest level 2009 pitching prospect with special fastball. He will be well known in scout meetings by next June.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 93 mph
98.93% Rank
best 98  avg 84
 (2009 class in 2008)

best 98  avg 83
 (2009 class)
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