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New York Mets NL East
Michael Wacha • #45 • P
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'6", 215 lbs.
Born:Jul 1, 1991 (28 yrs) in Iowa City, IA
Hometown:Texarkana, TX
Experience:7 years
Drafted:Drafted by St. Louis in 2012 (1/19).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2019.
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Scouting Report
A towering right-hander with an ideal pitchers' frame (6-6, 215 pounds), he has very good sinking movement on his fastball and a great changeup. Displays great command of the strike zone. Can dominate under pressure. What may prevent him from becoming a big winner in the bigs is his lack of a dominant breaking pitch, though his slider is improving. It may also prevent him from becoming a big strikeout pitcher. Injuries are an issue.
Long Range Potential: Excellent right-hander, when healthy.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NL National League Championship - Most Valuable Player 2013
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