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Privett Landing On The Radar

Finding quality left-handed starting pitching at any level is like trying to find a needle in a haystack - there simply isn't too many southpaws that are consistently effective. But when it's found, it's something to get excited about. The Met organization may have found that lefty with Cyclone starter Todd Privett.

Todd Privett is a 6-foot, 185-pound southpaw out of the University of Southern Idaho that was selected in the 14th round by the Mets and 424th overall in this year's amateur draft. The 20-year-old, who pitched with his brother Zachary on the Southern Idaho staff, went 7-3 with the Golden Eagles and had a dazzling 0.92 ERA. He held batters to a .168 average against him at Southern Idaho and...

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