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2013 Indians 19th round pick: LHP Matt Whitehouse

2013 Indians 19th round pick: LHP Matt Whitehouse
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In the 19th round of the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians select left-handed pitcher Matthew Whitehouse from UC Irvine.

Born: 4/13/1991 - Height: 6'1" - Weight: 180 - Bats: Left - Throws: Left

Jeff Ellis: Matt Whitehouse was the ace for UC Irvine in 2012, then he got hurt and missed almost the entire year and when he came back he had been usurped by Andrew Thurman who was a second round pick this year. Whitehouse is a lefty who shows good control walking few players during his college career. His fastball sits in the high 80's but he sports a good cutter and an emerging change.  He has some growth because of that last year, and thanks to his command could worst case be a lefty reliever.


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