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Mitchell Traver

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Mitchell Traver
Name: Mitchell Riley Traver
Born: May 3, 1994 in Navasota, TX
High School: Houston Christian HS
College: Texas Christian
Ht.: 6'7" / Wt.: 255 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 20th round (595th overall) by the Los Angeles Angels in 2017
Traver's stuff is good enough get him drafted at some point on day two. His medical history will likely make him wait until day three. That was the case last year as well, when his lengthy medical history led him to fall to the Reds in the 17th round. He was drafted by the Cubs in the 28th round the year before. Traver missed his freshman year at TCU because of Tommy John surgery. He also had a rib removed because of thoracic outlet syndrome. A back injury wiped out his redshirt freshman year, and he missed further time as a redshirt junior because of back issues. Traver missed the start of this season as well because of back problems, but once he got back on the mound, he's shown the same solid stuff he's featured year after year. Traver will sit 91-93 mph and touch 95 at his best with a plus slider. He also mixes in a potentially average changeup. Three average or better pitches and Traver's track record would make him a high draft pick if not for the medical concerns which will lead some teams to avoid him completely.
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