2013 MLB Draft Profile: Austin Kubitza

by Matt Grabusky | Posted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Player:  Austin Kubitza
Position:  RHP
School:  Rice
Date of Birth:  11/16/1991
Height/Weight:  6’5/202
Bats/Throws:  L/R
2013 Class:  College Junior
Previously Drafted:  2010, 7th Rd, Pirates

Scouting Report:

  • Fastball generally sits 88 to 92, touches 95
  • Fastball has excellent movement; run and sink
  • Low to mid 80′s slider with late break, shows plus
  • Developing change that could be an above average 3rd pitch
  • 3/4 arm slot
  • Cross body delivery
  • Inconsistent mechanics have led to issues with command

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Awards/Achievements:

  • 2012 Ranked the #53 Prospect in the CCBL by Perfect Game
  • 2012 Conference USA Preseason Pitcher of the Year
  • 2012 Houston Area Preseason College Baseball Pitcher of the Year
  • 2011 Ranked the #1 Prospect in the California League by Perfect Game
  • 2011 Conference USA Freshman of the Year
  • 2011 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
  • 2011 ABCA All-South Central Region 1st Team

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Statistics:

YR LG W L ERA G GS CG SV IP  H HR BB SO WHIP
2011 NCAA 6 5 2.34 15 15 1 0 100 95 2 24 102 1.19
2012 NCAA 6 5 2.69 16 15 0 0 80.1 60 1 38   73 1.22
2011 CCL 2 1 2.77 10   3 0 3   26 17 0 13   38 1.15
2012 CCBL 1 3 5.06 11   4 0 0 26.2 28 4 12   17 1.54

If any of this information is incorrect or you have additional information on this player, please let us know at matt@bigleaguefutures.net

 

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