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Levi Thomas

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Levi Thomas
Name: David Levi Thomas
Born: Jun 29, 1998 in Birmingham, AL
College: Troy
High School: Cullman (Ala.) HS
Ht.: 5'11" / Wt.: 185 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 4th round (109th overall) by the San Diego Padres in 2020 (signed for $80,000)
A three-year rotation member at Troy, Thomas moved into the team’s Friday night role this spring and was on track for a career year before the season ended due to the coronavirus pandemic. Through four starts, Thomas posted a 0.39 ERA with 42 strikeouts and six walks in just 23 innings. A 5-foot-11, 185-pound righty, Thomas mostly sits in the 90-93 mph range but gets terrific carry on his four-seam fastball. The riding action helps the pitch play well above its raw velocity and rack up swings and misses. Thomas has improved the consistency of his solid, 78-82 mph slider after the pitch was more erratic in previous seasons. He also has a developing changeup. While Thomas doesn’t have the biggest frame or the loudest stuff, he has quietly put together a strong three-year career at Troy. He has an impressive history of throwing strikes and his fastball seems to have the qualities that teams love.
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