Nebraska lefty Cade Povich (Aaron Fitt)

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Coastal Plain Prospect Rundown: Savannah Bananas

Summer Baseball

SAVANNAH, Ga. — My tour of the Coastal Plain League swung southward last week, as I bounced back and forth between Macon and Savannah bearing down on the three teams in the CPL’s Southern Division. Today, I’ll shake out my notebook and share my observations on the prospects I saw from the Savannah Bananas in two games at Historic Grayson Stadium. Savannah’s roster is highlighted by a number of quality arms, and that’s where we’ll begin.

Cade Povich made four starts for Nebraska this spring after transferring from South Mountain (Ariz.) CC as a sophomore, and he looked good in a start against Macon on Saturday, striking out five over three innings of work. An athletic 6-foot-3, 185-pound lefthander with a loose, whippy arm action and a high three-quarters slot, Povich spotted up well to both sides of the plate with his 88-91 mph fastball, which was the putaway pitch on three of his strikeouts. …


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