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Prospect Profile: Josh Rainwater

Will Rainwater be ready for full season ball?

When Dave Dombrowski took over the Tigers, he made one noticable change in scouting, and that was to focus on pitchers who had a high ceiling, most specifically, a hard fastball. Josh Rainwater is one of the many that have been added under that mantra, now he'll just need the rest of his game to catch up to complement his mid-90's fastball.

Josh Rainwater Position: Right Handed Pitcher Height: 6-1 Weight: 220 Born: 4/9/1985 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background Rainwater was a dominating high school talent who fell in the draft as more teams realized the additional risk involved with such young arms. The Tigers were pleased to find Josh on the board in the 4th round, and made him their selection in the 2003 draft. In addition...

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