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Scouting Rangers Prospect #40: Robbie Erlin

Erlin's breaking ball is promising

In addition to an impressive high school resume, left-hander Robbie Erlin showed the ability to throw strikes and miss bats in his abbreviated professional debut last summer. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at the 19-year-old prospect with a feature article and an in-depth scouting report.

Vital Statistics: Name: Robbie Erlin Position: Starting Pitcher DOB: October 8, 1990 Height: 6'0" Weight: 175 Bats: Left Throws: Left Acquired: 2009 Amateur Draft, 3rd round As an amateur at Scotts Valley High School outside of Santa Cruz, Calif., scouts liked Robbie Erlin's arm. Leading up to the 2009 MLB Draft, Baseball America reported one scout as saying, "If he were two inches taller, you'd... Recommended Stories

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