14. Tyler Robertson, LHP, 21 years old á 2009 stats: 3.33 ERA, 143.1 IP, 103/51 K/BB, 1.326 WHIP at Ft. Myers (A+) á Last yearÆs rank: 7
Acquired: Third-round selection of the Minnesota Twins in the 2006 draft.
This past year was Tyler RobertsonÆs second year with the Fort Myers Miracle, and the first in which he managed to stay healthy for a complete season. Robertson has taken a few steps back since 2007, when he was one of the best prospects in the TwinsÆ system.
RobertsonÆs ERA has been inflated by more than a run, but more note-worthy is the fact that the young left-hander from California pitched to contact in 2009 and saw his strikeout rate greatly reduced.
Despite being listed at 6Æ5ÆÆ, Robertson manages to get just 88 mph on his fastball. Left alone, this c ...
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