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Top D-backs Prospects: Raw Pitchers

Top D-backs Prospects: Raw Pitchers

After going hitter-heavy in the 2009 draft, the Arizona Diamondbacks went pitching crazy last summer, taking mound men with their first eight selections. Of the seven that signed, four were 18-years old and two were only 20. This increased Arizona's stock of raw pitchers with good potential who are difficult to rank this early in their development. Here are profiles of 10 such hurlers.

  Top 60 ProspectsAge is listed as of January 1, 2011 RHP Enrique Burgos, Age 20 Enrique Burgos saw his hits allowed, home runs allowed, and ERA all plummet in 2010, but he also struck out fewer batters than he did in 2009 while his walks, wild pitches, and hit by pitch totals each increased.  His low-to-mid-90s heater did not seem to have as much sink and his offspeed pitches...

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