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Atlanta Braves NL East
Ian Anderson • #36 • P
Status:In the minors (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'3", 170 lbs.
Born:May 2, 1998 (25 yrs) in Rexford, NY
Hometown:Clifton Park, NY
Experience:3 years
Drafted:Drafted by Atlanta in 2016 (1/3).
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Scouting Report
The athletic and lanky right-hander does not bring a lot of raw talent but makes up for it in effort and good mechanics. Bringing a three pitch resume to the major leagues hes shown no issue racking up the strikeouts. A four-seam fastball hitting 95 m.p.h., which he commands pretty well, sets up his two off-speed pitches that really drives hitters mad. The curveball sitting in the low 80s has enough drop to force hitters into a lot of swing and miss situations and the changeup in the mid to high 80s has become his go-to pitch when needing an out. While his walk rate is a bit high he balances that by limiting hard contact and inducing a lot of groundballs.
Long Range Potential: Quality right-hander with a little upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Florida State League (A) All-Star Team 2018
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