2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #21 Zach Putnam
Zach Putnam - Right-handed Pitcher Born: 07/03/1987 – Height: 6’2” – Weight: 225 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
History: Putnam was selected by the Indians in the 5th round of the 2008 Draft out of the University of Michigan. He played some third base and was a very good college hitter who actually projected well professionally as an outfielder with an excellent arm for right field, raw power to all fields, and very good bat speed. He pitched in the Arizona Fall League in 2009 and in five games went 0-1 with an 8.76 ERA (12.1 IP, 18 H, 3 BB, 18 K). He struggled when he was first called up to Triple-A Columbus last year as...
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