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Justin Fall

College: Brookdale (N.J.) JC
State: N.J.
Commitment: Arizona State

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

Fall is a projectable lefthander out of Brookdale (N.J.) JC who drew some attention as an undrafted free agent following his freshman year. He has significantly improved his draft stock as a sophomore, adding at least 20 pounds to his 6-foot-6 frame while also seeing marked improvements with his pure stuff. Fall impressed over the summer with a low-90s fastball and improved breaking ball, and he’s touched as high as 95 mph this spring. His stuff faded down the stretch, however, and there have been outings where his velocity has dipped into the mid-80s. Scouts have also questioned Fall’s secondary offerings and noted that he essentially overpowered weaker competition with his fastball en route to a 1.95 ERA with 65 strikeouts and 11 walks in 60.1 innings. While his walk rate is impressive, scouts have said Fall, who is still growing into his frame, can scatter the zone at times. His changeup is below-average at this point, but the pitch could become an average offering down the line. Fall’s slider shows above-average potential at its best, but it could also use refinement. There’s not much track record to speak of with Fall, and teams will need to project on his secondaires and strike-throwing ability. Still, he’s at least an average athlete who should be able to make improvements and learn how to hold his stuff more effectively as he continues his development. Fall is committed to Arizona State.

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