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De Los Santos bringing the heat

De Los Santos touched 98 mph this summer

SURPRISE, Ariz. - Ovispo De Los Santos opened the 2009 AZL season as a little-known pitcher out of the Dominican Republic, but he impressed onlookers with his seemingly effortless fastball and strong results. Lone Star Dugout features the 21-year-old reliever.

Ovispo De Los Santos just wrapped up his fourth season of professional baseball, and it was just the first year he pitched full-time in the U.S. Despite the setbacks he has encountered along the way, the pitcher is still only 21-years-old and he is armed with one of the system's most powerful fastballs. De Los Santos is developing into a relief prospect worth keeping an eye on. The right-hander... Recommended Stories