Casey Crosby

HS Grad 2007
Age 29 and 9 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 18 and 8 mos
Position(s) LHP  
Ht/Wt 6-4, 190 lb
School  Kaneland Senior
Hometown  Elburn, IL USA
Summer Team  Top Tier-Orioles
Fall Team 
MLB Debut 
Tigers Jun 01, 2012
MLB Draft 
Round 5 by Tigers in 2007
All Americans/All Regions
2007 Rawlings-Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American (Central - All Region 1st Team)
National Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Position - LHP
Big 6'5 lefty, 87-91 fastball, smooth delivery, 92 in Jupiter, 4 pitches and up to 94 this winter.
IL State Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Position - LHP

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2007 Pitcher/Catcher Indoor Showcase   Feb 17, 2007
PG Grade: 10
Casey Crosby is a 2007 LHP with a 6'4'', 190 lb. frame from Elburn IL, who attends Kaneland HS. He has an excellent pro profile type of athletic frame, with square shoulders, long arms and very projectable strength. Crosby has a well paced multi-pieced delivery with a long arm action and a high extended 3/4's release point. He finishes balanced and way out front, especially on his fastball. Crosby has easy fastball velocity, pitching comfortably at 91-92 mph and touching 94 mph. He threw two types of breaking balls and two types of change ups, with varying degrees of quality. His best breaking ball was a 84 mph slider that had solid spin and bite to it and that probably should be his featured secondary pitch. Crosby's arm dragged on his curveball and he had a stiff wristed release, which led to soft spin and a flat break. The change ups are a work in progress and he's likely working on different grips at present, which is good. Crosby has elite level velocity for a southpaw and how his off-speed pitches develop will determine his ceiling. He's a potential very high pick this spring. Crosby is also an excellent student who has signed with Illinois.
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Best PG Grade: 10.00
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FB 94 mph
99.03% Rank
best 96  avg 84
 (2007 class in 2007)

best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class)
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