Position
Pitcher
Height
6'1
Weight
165 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
Previous School
LSU-Eunice JC
B/T
L
High School
University HS

MLB Draft: 42nd round in 2010 (Cincinnati)

A very valuable left-handed pitcher who helped lead LSU-Eunice to the 2010 JUCO national title … possesses a fastball that ranges from 91-93 mph and a curveball and changeup that are extremely effective … will sit out the 2011 season as he rehabs from
surgery on his left shoulder.

PRIOR TO LSU
Helped lead LSU-Eunice to the 2010 Division II JUCO national title … posted an 8-0 mark with a 4.14 ERA in 2010, recording 48 strikeouts and 18 walks in 37 innings of work.

HIGH SCHOOL
Pitched at University High School on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge … also played quarterback on the football team as freshman.

PERSONAL
Full name is Mitchell Dean Hopkins … parents are Blake Hopkins and Lori Atkins … has two brothers and one sister … majoring in sport administration-leadership at LSU … born June 21, 1988.

 

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