Prep Baseball Report

2023 MLB Draft: Lefty Risers

David Seifert
Director of College Scouting

Here’s a quick look at some 2023 draft-eligible left handed pitchers who returned to campus this fall and greatly improved their draft stock in short order.

Sebastian Gongora, Wright State– Last spring the 6-foot-5 lefty sat 88-92 while showing average feel for his secondaries and the strike zone (31 BB in 83 IP). This fall, Gongora has upped his velocity consistently into the low-90s, while touching 95. His changeup is more advanced than his breaking ball, but both can slow bats down and keep hitters off balance. He does lack a put away pitch at this time, but overall it’s his plus pitchability that produces outs. Currently, it’s a top five round profile for next summer’s draft.

Grayson Hitt, Alabama– Far and away...


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