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Chicago Cubs NL Central
Jharel Cotton • P
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:5'11", 200 lbs.
Born:Jan 19, 1992 (27 yrs) in St. Thomas, IVB
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by LA Dodgers in 2012 (20/626).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Oakland in 2019.
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Scouting Report
Owns an intriguing fastball-changeup combination that leads to plenty of strikeouts. Can be used as either a starter or reliever. Does not have much trouble throwing plenty of strikes. If he is to become a quality starting pitcher in Major League Baseball, he must improve his breaking ball and do a better job of mixing in all of his pitches. Lacks ideal size and stamina.
Long Range Potential: Talented, versatile right-hander with some upside.
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