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Blizzard Alumni, Nehwon Norkeh #4 DII draft prospect

01/31/2016, 10:00pm CST
By J.J. Cooper, Baseball America

Norkeh joins several Blizzard Alumni who are potential MLB drafts this spring

TOP PROSPECTS, 2016 DRAFT (full article)

1. Tyson Miller, rhp, Cal Baptist: The 6-foot-4, 190-pounder, who struck out 29 in 25 innings in the Cape Cod League, has at least three pro pitches with a 90-93 mph fastball and a pair of solid breaking balls.
2. Daniel Zardon, 3b, Nova Southeastern (Fla.): A transfer from Louisiana State who hit .305 in the Cape Cod League after his freshman season, Zardon is a solid defender at third with an excellent arm.
3. Brett Morales, rhp, Tampa: The Florida transfer didn’t show as much velocity during fall ball at Tampa, but he has shown a 93-94 mph fastball at his best and has flashed a quality breaking ball.
4. Nehwon Norkeh, of, Angelo (Texas) State: A big right fielder with the power, speed (6.6 60-yard dash) and an excellent arm, Norkeh has hit for power and stolen bags for Angelo State.
5. Michael Hernandez, c, Nova Southeastern (Fla.): An excellent catch and throw catcher with arm strength and accuracy, Hernandez faces some questions about his bat.
6. Collin McKee, rhp, Mercyhurst (Pa.): McKee has an excellent pitcher’s frame (6-foot-3, 220-pounds) and mixes a quality slider and 92-94 mph fastball.
7. Justin Alleman, rhp, Lee (Tenn.): Michigan State’s closer as a freshman and No. 2 starter as a sophomore, Alleman should star at Lee with a 90-93 mph fastball and an excellent curveball.
8. Jay Jabs, 3b/of, Franklin Pierce (N.H.): A lefthander hitter with a plus arm, some power and speed (6.6 60-yard dash).
9. Brandyn Sittinger, rhp, Ashland (Ohio): Sittinger struck out 92 batters in 82 innings last year, thanks to a fastball that touches the mid-90s.
10. Brandon Miller, rhp, Millersville (Pa.): Scouts got a good look at Miller last summer in the Cape Cod League. He mixes an 89-92 mph and three usable secondary offerings.


Norkeh, after HR with the Alexandria Blue Anchors of the Northwoods League

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