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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - MARCH 25: A general view of Wrigley Field where the Chicago Cubs were scheduled to open the season against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday March 30 on March 25, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. The Major League baseball season has been delayed by the COVID-19 crisis. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The 2020 MLB Draft is in the books, and the most intriguing selection might be Cubs pitcher Luke Little.

The 19-year-old lefty has been clocked at an eye-popping 105 MPH on the radar gun. And Luke
is not exactly Little, standing at 6 feet, 8 inches tall – inviting comparisons to Hall of Famer Randy Johnson.

Little was taken in the 4th round of this week’s draft, which was cut to just 5 rounds due to the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Can Little be the next Randy Johnson? Is throwing 105 MPH too much strain for a 19-year-old pitcher?

Katherine Viloria is Beasley Media Group's Fort Myers Digital Content Manager. She loves to write, snap photos, and watch Grey's Anatomy. Connect with her on Instagram @alittlethisalittlekat