The 21-year-old Sand Gnat catcher is in his first year with a long-season club. He has been assigned…
Scouting Report: Jeremy Mizell
As one listens to Jeremy Mizell speak about his approach and technique as a pitcher, it is easy to tell why he stands to be a valued arm late in games. His catcher, Sean McCraw, dubbed him the bulldog of the Sand Gnat staff – he shows it. Mizell, just short of his 24th birthday, is unrelenting and fearless as he attacks hitters. "I'm on there on the mound for a reason. I like to come at guys with my stuff and I feel like I should beat them. Guys may hit my best pitches from time to time and I'll tip my cap to them. But every time I walk off the field, I don't want to worry about thinking I left something on the field. If I get beat, I want to get beat throwing my best stuff," he said. He shares this characteristic with his battery mate, whom he credits as a guiding force for his unflappable focus. Their relationship, and shared approach to the game, helped Mizell develop not just pitches but his mentality on the mound. He also...
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