Few, if any, prep pitchers have Ramirez' polish. He already shows an uncanny ability to change speeds and hit his spots, basically dictating the tempo of a game. His fastball sits in the low-90s with natural sinking movement and can touch 95. His curveball could use more consistency, but is already a solid pitch when it's working for him. He throws his changeup arguably better than any other prep pitcher, and uses it as a legitimate out pitch in key situations. He works well down in the zone, and shows refined mechanics and natural deception in his delivery, making him that much harder to pick up. He may not have the highest upside, but he's the most likely to record outs consistently at the big-league level right now if he had to. He was named the top prospect in the Cal Ripken Sr. summer collegiate league, a tribute to his moxie being a high school senior pitching against college hitters.
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