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Cards Take Ole Miss All-Time Strikeout Leader

Cards Take Ole Miss All-Time Strikeout Leader

With the 39th overall pick in the 2008 First Year Player Draft, the St. Louis Cardinals selected Lance Lynn, a right-handed pitcher out of the University of Mississippi. Like their first pick of the day, Brett Wallace, Lynn is a big body player. Comparisons have been made to the Chicago White Sox Bobby Jenks. The Mississippi media guide lists him at 6-5 and 250 pounds.

Lynn uses both a four seem and two seem fastball that features heavy sink. Some scouts like is slider while other reports seem to favor his 12-to-6 curveball. Most scouts report that his changeup is said to be a work in progress. But this pick was made due to his very good track record. Lynn is the Ole Miss all-time leader in... Recommended Stories

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