Scout Premium Content

Q&A with Rangers 5th Round Pick Nick McBride

Standing at 6-foot-4, 172-pounds, pitcher Nick McBride has what scouts like to call a projectable body. The 18-year-old has been steadily adding velocity, and scouts expect him to gain even more once he develops. Lone Star Dugout talked with the right-hander on Wednesday afternoon.

The Texas Rangers chose right-hander Nick McBride in the fifth round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday morning. A 6-foot-4 native of North Carolina, McBride was a speedy, athletic two-way player in high school, but his future lies on the mound. The lanky hurler has a very projectable body, and he figures to add velocity to a fastball that has slowly crept up over the last couple of years. Lone Star... Recommended Stories

Up Next


1 Fans online
    Join The Conversation