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Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Draft Focus: Tyler Danish
David Rawnsley        
Published: Friday, March 22, 2013

Every weekday leading up to the 2013 MLB Draft, Perfect Game will be providing a scouting profile on a notable draft-eligible prospect.  Stay tuned to Perfect Game and be sure to visit the Draft Page for all of the latest info and reports pertaining to the draft.



Tyler Danish Perfect Game profile

Position:  RHP
Height:  6-1
Weight:  190
Bats/Throws:  R-R
Birthdate:  Sept. 12, 1994
High School:  Durant
City, State:  Valrico, Fla.
Travel Team:  Chet Lemon's Juice
Commitment: Florida
Projected Draft Round:  2

It’s taken scouts, including the Perfect Game staff, a bit longer than usual to figure out Florida high school right-hander Tyler Danish. But that’s understandable in that Danish, ranked No. 30 in the latest Perfect Game 2013 class rankings, has nothing that is usual about his pitching mechanics and doesn’t profile in the same way as a normal high school right hander.

Danish was a 6-foot, 170-pound primary third baseman as a sophomore in high school and when he took the mound threw from a standard high three-quarters release point. The story goes that while messing around in the bullpen one day, he tried throwing from more of a low three-quarters to side arm slot and all of a sudden not only was he throwing harder but the ball was diving at the plate. The conversion was almost instantaneous.


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