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Scouting Rangers Prospect Matt West

West had Tommy John surgery last August

Matt West appeared to be on the fast track to the major leagues when he entered spring training in 2012, but he went down with an elbow injury in camp and ultimately had Tommy John surgery in August. Now, West will sit out practically the entire 2013 season. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at the hard-throwing relief prospect with an in-depth scouting report.

Vital Statistics: Name: Matt West Position: Relief Pitcher DOB: November 21, 1988 (24) Height: 6'1" Weight: 215 Bats: Right Throws: Right Acquired: 2007 Amateur Draft, 2nd Round (Bellaire H.S., Texas) The feature portion of this article initially appeared on Lone Star Dugout on August 28, shortly after West underwent Tommy John surgery. The in-depth scouting report can be found below the feature... Recommended Stories

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