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LHRP Paul Fry

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Offline  LHRP Paul Fry
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Posted: April 12, 2017, 5:22 AM Post
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24 year old LH reliever Paul Fry was DFA by the Mariners. The last 3 seasons he has ran the following strikeout rates against LH batters:
A+:40%
AA: 51%
AAA:32.3%
He has allowed 1 home run the last 2 seasons. The downside is he allows too many free passes and a suspiciously high BABIP at every level. With the current lack of lefty bullpen options, and none that can generate strikeouts, might be worth a claim.


Fangraphs said:
Despite his fastball coming in a hair over 90 from the left side, Fry has potential as a late-inning option out of the Mariners bullpen. Across 90.2 innings split between High-A, Double-A and the Arizona Fall League, he didn’t allow a single home run and struck out 123 batters. His slider is an above-average or better offering with great arm speed and enough bite to rack up swings and misses, and his changeup has hard sinking action, more like a splitter than a prototypical changeup.

Being left-handed with an above-average fastball and two quality secondary pitches automatically makes you interesting, and his strike-throwing ability makes him a solid bullpen arm right from the start this season. Look for him to get a call-up sometime this season when the Mariners need an extra arm, though Fry could pitch his way into staying there very quickly.

Fastball: 50/55/55+ Slider: 55/55/60 Changeup: 45/45/50 Command: 45/45/45
Overall: 40/40-45/45+


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Posted: April 14, 2017, 6:12 PM Post
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acquired by the Orioles for more of that International Cap space that they clearly don't want


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