The David Huff File
Born: Aug. 22, 1984 in San Diego, CA
Position: Starting Pitcher
Acquired: Sandwich draft pick (39th overall) in 2006 from UCLA.
Strengths: Has turned his breaking ball into a quality pitch. Throws both a slider and curve. Has excellent command of his fastball. Is a student of the game and has a plan every time he takes the mound.
Weaknesses: Sometimes throws too many strikes, allowing hitters to get comfortable. Does not have an overpowering fastball. Needs to avoid trying to do too much.
2009 Projection: Will challenge for a spot in Tribe's rotation in the spring, but will likely start season in Columbus's rotation.
2008 & MINOR-LEAGUE CAREER