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Profile: Tim Melville
 
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Name: Tim Melville
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 205
Date of Birth: 10/9/89
School: Wentzville Holt (MO)
Brewerfan.net Rank: 2
 
Melville is the type of pitcher that makes his craft look so incredibly easy, and also makes hit hard to believe that he is a high school senior. His success is predicated off of his fastball, not only how hard he throws it, but how well he spots it. That pitch sits in the low-90s and has touched the 95-96 range on occasion. He has a very good curveball that is a swing and miss pitch when he is ahead of the count, and he also throws a solid changeup to keep hitters off balance. He throws all three pitches for strikes, and commands the strike zone extremely well. With a tall and athletic body, he also stars on the field as a hitter, and profiles in a similar fashion to the Brewers Yovani Gallardo for his combination of stuff, polish and athleticism, and would a better fit in the National League where his bat would surprise some people. He has committed to play for North Carolina, and as tough as it is to pry UNC recruits away from school, he should be drafted high enough where that doesn
 
 
 
 

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