Physical Description: Large,
filled-out frame. Stronglower half.
Throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, starting on the first
base side of the mound. Medium leg kick. Gets good extension,
falls to the first base side post delivery. Fringe-average
Fastball: 94-98 mph four-seam fastball. Misses
bats. 95-98 mph sinker. Collectivelly relies on the two pitches
about 60% of the time.
Slider: 84-87 mph.
85-87 mph, utilized like a changeup. Cutting action with some
Notes: Spent 9 seasons in Philadelphia organization
after being selected in the 12th round in 2011. Claimed off
waivers by Pittsburgh in 2019. Signed a minor league deal with
Tampa Bay in 2021. Traded to Seattle for cash in June 2021, then
traded to Boston for cash 10 days later.
Summation: Emergency up-and-down middle
reliever. Could build out a career as a 5th/6th inning pitcher.
Interesting pitch mix adds a change of pace to a major league
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