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Campbell's Grant Knipp (Campbell Athletics)

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Golden Spikes Spotlight: Campbell’s Grant Knipp

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As of this past Oct. 6, Grant Knipp hadn’t pitched in nearly six years. Less than one week later, he was firing 98 mph fastballs during Campbell’s scout day.

What?

Is that real?

How did that happen?

Knipp’s story is so crazy that scouts don’t know where to draft him – as a power-hitting catcher who is batting .445 with 16 homers, 41 RBIs and a ridiculous 1.716 OPS in 24 games … or as a pitcher who throws filthy smoke toward the plate.

“Scouts have asked me, ‘If the draft were today, would I draft Grant as a bat[…]

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