- The Washington Times - Saturday, February 23, 2008

Ross Detwiler Left-handed pitcher Age: 21 Height: 6-5 Weight: 185 Born: St. Louis, Mo. College: Missouri State How acquired: Selected in the first round of the 2007 Player Draft (sixth overall) 2007 statistics with the Gulf Coast League Nationals: 4 starts, 12 innings pitched, 0-0 with a 2.25 ERA. 2007 statistics with Class A Potomac: 5 games, 4 starts, 211/3 innings pitched, 2-2 with a 4.22 ERA. 2007 statistics with Washington: 1 game, 1 inning pitched, 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA. Minor League totals: 9 games, 8 starts, 331/3 innings pitched, 2-2 record. Personal: Grew up in Wentzville, Mo., the hometown of rock ‘n roll legend Chuck Berry. Nationals scouting report: Tall, lanky left-hander with a frame that should fill out as he matures. He has an above-average fastball that is anywhere from 90-94. He has an above average power curveball. He has good feel for his changeup that should also be a plus pitch for him. He has nice, clean arm action and has worked on improving his delivery. Though he may start in Potomac, he should move quickly through the system. Nationals farm director Bobby Williams

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