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Kyle Zimmer Interview

Kyle Zimmer Interview

Kyle Zimmer was drafted in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 2012 draft out of the University of San Francisco. He signed quickly and made his professional debut a little over a month after the draft. He was able to make nine starts before undergoing a minor surgery to clean up his elbow – something the Royals knew would need to happen when he was drafted.

In all, he made three dominant starts in the Arizona rookie league before making the jump to A-ball with Kane County, where he made six more starts. He finished the year with a combined 9 games started, 39.2 innings pitched, a WHIP of 1.20, and 9.6 K/9 rate. What is your pitching repertoire? 4-seam fastball, sits 93-97, touched 100 once, according to Kyle Curveball, sits 81-83 Slider, sits 8...

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