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Irv Carter

#54 | RHP | Blue JaysTOR
FCL Blue Jays FCL Blue Jays
Irv Carter
Name: Irving Roosevelt Carter
Born: Oct 9, 2002 in Freehold,
High School: Home school
High School: Calvary Christian HS, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 210 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
Career28.26.911.603.4511.30
202228.26.911.603.4511.30
Drafted in the 5th round (152nd overall) by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2021 (signed for $847,500)
There’s a good chance that Carter is the best No. 2 high school arm in the country as the teammate of fellow 2021 righthander Andrew Painter. While Carter might benefit from being on the same team as Painter in terms of scouting eyeballs, he’s a talented prospect in his own right with a three-pitch mix, super projectable frame and athleticism that give him exciting upside. Carter throws a fastball that sits in the low 90s and gets up into the 95 mph range at its best, with good downhill angle out of a high, three-quarter arm slot. After throwing more of a traditional 12-to-6 curveball earlier in his prep career, Carter transitioned to a slider last summer, and the pitch has shown plus potential with power and two-plane break in the mid-to-upper 80s with spin rates in the 2500 rpm range. He’ll need to improve the consistency of the pitch, as he’ll get around the ball at times, but it has real out-pitch potential. Carter also throws a mid-80s changeup with good arm speed, though he’ll bury the pitch in the dirt fairly regularly. Carter has the athleticism and starter frame that teams are looking for, but he’ll need to refine his strike throwing and potentially clean up his delivery to avoid a bullpen projection. There’s plenty of effort in the delivery and he has length in his arm stroke with stabbing action in the back that could create issues with timing and repeating his breaking ball. Coaches and scouts alike do love his mentality and demeanor on the mound, however. Carter is a Miami commit.
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