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John McMillon

High School: Jasper (Texas) HS
College: Texas Tech
State: Texas

Ht.: 6'3"
Wt.: 235 lbs
Bats: L
Throws: R
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Scouting Report

A top two-way prospect out of Jasper, Texas with power, a power arm and plenty of athleticism, McMillon’s college career hasn’t gone completely to plan, but there are still plenty of reasons to believe in his excellent right arm. The Red Raiders moved McMillon into their rotation as a sophomore, but he moved back to the bullpen in 2019. He had a rough start to the season as his velocity was down significantly and he had real trouble throwing strikes. A month into the season, McMillon had eight walks and two hit batters but only three strikeouts in 6.2 innings. As the weather warmed up, however, McMillon’s fastball and his control began to return. By the end of the regular season, McMillon carved up Texas Christian with an upper-90s fastball dotting the upper corners of the strike zone and a slider he could bury in the dirt. He did tire after three innings and 55-plus pitches, but it was a reminder of why it’s pretty easy to dream on him becoming an impressive power reliever in pro ball. McMillon also has well above-average bat speed and can put on jaw-dropping power displays in batting practice, although he’s gotten to hit very little in college or on the summer circuit.

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