We continue the list today with number 90 in our countdown with Florida Southern junior RHP Daniel Tillman. He is a 6’1 195 pound righhander from Live Oak, Florida and Suwannee High School. He was a third-team all-state selection in his junior and senior season.
In his freshman campaign in 2008, he made 20 appearances (one start) where he had a 3-1 record including five saves with an ERA of 1.80 while striking out 29 batters in 25 innings. He also help opponents to a .260 average against him.
The 2009 season saw Tillman continue his role as a closer on the team as he made 24 appearances (four starts) while having a 4-2 record including 12 saves with a 3.15 ERA. He finished the season with 62 strikeouts in his 54.1 innings of work while holding opponents to a .221 batting average.
Daniel spent the summer of 2009 with the Cotuit Kettleers where he served as the closer on the team. He had a record of 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA in 16 appearances out of the bullpen while picking up five saves. He struck out 31 batters in his 22 innings of work while holding the opposition to a batting average of .181. He was selected for the Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star game but did not see action due to the weather shortening the game. Baseball America rated him the 28th best pro prospect in the league.
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