Scouting Ryan Berry, Rice University

Ryan Berry popped into the spotlight as a freshman at the Houston College Classic in 2007 against Texas A&M. He went on to have a spectacular freshman year: 11-3, 3.01 ERA, 122.2 IP, 121 H, 34 BB, 125 K. His sophomore year wasn't as awe-inspiring, but this season, he's certainly established himself as one of the best pitchers in college baseball. Currently dealing with some sort of arm trouble, Berry's junior season was shaping up to be be his best (and by a wide margin at that). Through 36.2 IP, Berry has allowed only 16 hits and 7 walks while striking out 31. Like his freshman year, Berry jumped back onto the radar at the Houston College Classic against Texas A&M. On February 28, 2009 at Minute Maid Park, I was there to see it.
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