Brendan Nail Greenville Drive  |  Pitcher

     
 

Age: 21
Born: December 9, 1996
Greensboro, NC
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Drafted: Not drafted
How Acquired: Undrafted free agent (Aug. 2017)
College: Western Carolina
High School: Page (NC)

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Notes from the Field (4.23.18)

Physical Description: Average frame, minimal physical projection.

Mechanics: Throws from a high three-quarters arm slot. Starts on the first base side of the rubber. Short arm action behind. Does a good job hiding the ball behind his body during his delivery. Delivery makes it tough for lefties to pick the ball up out of his hand.

Fastball: 86-88 mph. Tops out at 89 mph. Pitch shows natural cut.

Breaking Ball: 75-80 mph. Looks like a curveball at lower velocities and more like a slider when thrown harder. Unclear if two different pitches or one with a wide velocity band.

Career Notes: Went undrafted out of Western Carolina as a junior in 2017, but signed for $125,000 after a strong Cape Cod League season. Missed extended time in 2018 with an undisclosed injury.

Summation: Profiles as an organizational arm. Left-handedness gives him a chance, but will have to prove it at each level. 

 
   
  Pitching Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l % era g gs sv ip h r er hr bb so whip k/bb k/9
  2017 Western Carolina NCAA Coll --- 20 6 8 0.429 6.67 17 15 0 87.2 105 70 65 11 47 100 1.73 2.13 10.27
  2017 Lowell NYPL A- Bos 20 1 0 1.000 0.00 2 0 0 4.0 4 0 0 0 1 5 1.25 5.00 11.25
  2017 Greenville SAL A Bos 20 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 --- 0.00
  2018 Greenville SAL A Bos 21 0 1 0.000 3.52 5 0 0 7.2 6 9 3 0 6 13 1.57 2.17 15.26
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: ---
First Pro Contract:
August 16, 2017 by Pat Portugal (BOS)
Signing Bonus: $125,000
MiLB Debut: August 24, 2017 (Lowell)
MLFA Eligible: November 2023
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2020
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
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MLB Service Time (through 2018):
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Options Remaining
: 3 (0 used)
Contract (2019): MiLB contract
Trade Restrictions
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