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Michael Flynn

#37 | RHP | MarinersSEA
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Michael Flynn
Name: Michael Ryan Flynn
Born: Aug 7, 1996 in Los Alamitios, CA
College: Arizona
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 185 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 6th round (174th overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2018 (signed for $250,000)
Flynn has had more draft helium in the last month than nearly any other Four Corners prospect, showing enough improvement on the mound that he may go off the board early on day two. After pitching primarily out of the bullpen with the occasional midweek start during his first two years at Arizona, Flynn moved into the Saturday slot this spring and has impressed scouts with an improving array of pitches. He missed the fall season due to elbow soreness, limiting looks at him until the spring and possibly causing a few minor concerns on draft day, but there is no mistaking the results thus far. He was especially dominating in an early May start against UCLA, when he struck out 12 hitters in 6.2 innings. His 89-95 mph fastball has good life and he locates it well to both sides of the plate. Flynn added a changeup last year and the pitch, which has late movement, was his best offering earlier this season. But the real difference maker lately has been adding more separation between his curveball and slider, giving him another weapon to make it through lineups a third time. The recent improvements give Flynn a better chance to stick in a starting rotation as a pro. He shows advanced feel and throws all of his pitches for strikes. His delivery is a little rough as he strides short and throws downhill, but he's able to repeat it.
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