|12 Chase Mullins
24th round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft (Rangers)
Talented southpaw will miss the 2013 season after having Tommy John surgery due to an injury that occurred during summer baseball ... Has monster projection in his 6-foot-9 frame ... Showed mid 90s velocity during senior year of high school ...Turned down the Rangers as a 24th round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft.
First-team All-State by the KHSBCA and ESPNHS ... One of the top projection high school prospects in the nation, ranked by Baseball America as the eighth-best 2012 MLB Draft eligible prospect in the state and the No. 305 prospect in the nation ... Ranked as the No. 140 prospect by Scout ... Was tabbed an impact player at the WWBA World Championship in Jupiter, Fla. ... Named a 2012 Rawlings second-team All-American and a first-team All-Region honoree and a 2011 underclass first-team Perfect Game All-American ... Went 9-3 with a 0.83 ERA as a senior with 174 strikeouts ... Totaled a .437 batting average as a senior ... As a junior, went 7-2 with 76 strikeouts in 46.2 innings with a 4.44 ERA ... Went .427 with six homers, 27 runs and 31 RBI at the plate in 2011.
Full name is Chase Edward Mullins ... Born July 19, 1994 in Ashland, Ky. ... Son of Ron Mullins and Ann Shanks ... Father played five years in the minor leagues after being picked by the Cincinnati Reds in the 1985 MLB Draft ... He has three siblings, Logan (17), Keenan (19) and Frankie (10).