The second of two promising left-handed relievers that could go in the first round, St. Clair was teammates with Daniel Moskos with Team USA during the summer of 2006. St. Clair is taller and has a more traditional, projectable build for a pitcher. Like Moskos, St. Clair throws hard, working comfortably in the low-90s. He also shows two promising but inconsistent offspeed pitches. The first is a slurvy curveball that shows exceptional bite when it's working for him. The second is a changeup that he doesn't use much, mainly because he doesn't need it, but when he pulls one out of his pocket it really catches hitters off guard. That three-pitch repertoire leads some to believe that St. Clair could excel as a starter, as his size allows him to maintain his velocity when used in longer stints. He employs a very high leg-kick in his delivery, and has a long pause while winding up, which creates a fair amount of deception. Those wary of Rice pitchers can take some solace that St. Clair has been used almost predominantly out of the bullpen during his college career, and therefore his arm is relatively fresh. Even given his current role as a short reliever, he gives the 2007 draft three legitimate closers that could be selected in the first round of the draft.
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