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Dylan Dodd

#49 | LHP | BravesATL
Mississippi Braves Mississippi Braves
Dylan Dodd
Name: Dylan Martin Dodd
Born: Jun 6, 1998 in Elk Grove, IL
College: Southeast Missouri
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 210 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
Drafted in the 3rd round (96th overall) by the Atlanta Braves in 2021 (signed for $122,500)
Dodd has been consistently compared to Mets hurler Joey Lucchesi as a fellow southpaw out of Southeast Missouri State who added some velocity in college and was a JUCO transfer, and Lucchesi was selected in the fourth round of the 2016 draft and made the big leagues two years later. A two-way player through his playing days at Kankakee (Ill.) CC, Dodd has shown impressive athleticism and competitiveness. He’s one of the older players in this year’s draft at 23 years old, and in 15 starts for the Redhawks this season, he posted a 3.17 ERA over 96.2 innings, walking 17 and striking out 120 while holding opponents to a .227 average. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound lefthander was up to 96 last year, though he sat in the low 90s this season. His metrics are good and his fastball gets a ton of ride, leading to a lot of his success. He flashes a plus changeup to go along with a curveball and slider that are both average pitches, the latter getting a ton of swings and misses. He throws all four pitches for strikes, rarely makes a mistake over the heart of the plate, and he’s a safe bet as a high-likelihood major leaguer.
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