In overlaying the Main League Baseball playoffs, tv commentators have been exhibiting off a photograph from the Harvard-Westlake days of pitchers Lucas Giolito, Max Fried and Jack Flaherty after they have been teammates. Now the Wolverines are getting ready the following technology of potential pitching standouts.
Freshmen Bryce Rainer and Duncan Marsten will make their varsity debuts this spring for the Wolverines, and the early scouting stories are good. Rainer has dedicated to UCLA. Marsten has dedicated to Stanford. Each are 6-foot-Three right-handed pitchers who additionally hit.
Rainer has a fastball that goes between 87 and 90 mph, in line with coach Jared Halpert. He additionally has an enormous left-handed bat. “Among the finest athletes in his class,” Halpert mentioned.
Marsten has a fastball that checks in at between 86 and 89 mph, with a change-up that Halpert mentioned “is one of the best I’ve seen as a freshmen.” He additionally hits for energy.
Giolito pitches for the White Sox, Fried for the Braves and Flaherty for the Cardinals. The Wolverines’ pitching steady is wanting good for the longer term.
This story initially appeared in Los Angeles Times.