Position(s): RH Relief Pitcher
Projected 2007 Team: Tulsa (AA)
Age on April 1st: 25
Born: January 22, 1982 in Torrance, California
Height: 6-4 | Weight: 210
Bats: R | Throws: R
Drafted: 8th Round, 2003 | How Acquired: Draft
College: Cal State Fullerton | High School:
Contract Notes: Currently Rule 5 eligible.
Scouting Report / Bio: Former starter was converted to a reliever in 2005 after a forgettable season with Asheville. After a horrific 1st half in 2006, Merrell compiled an impressive 1.95 ERA during the 2nd half as a result of improved mechanics and command.
Future Outlook: Organizational fodder with limited upside.
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