IP 156
ERA 4.154
WHIP 1.295
BB/9 2.077
SO/9 6.865
  • Full name Jonathan Holt
  • Born 03/10/1986 in Tampa, FL
  • Profile Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 210 / Bats: L / Throws: R
  • School Tampa
  • Drafted in the 5th round (167th overall) by the Cleveland Guardians in 2007 (signed for $138,500).
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    Tampa's closer, Holt may have quietly pitched his way into the top three rounds of the draft. His fastball command is among the best in the draft. He had not carved out a defined role with Tampa before this season, but he compiled a 60-4 strikeout-walk ratio and was dependable out of the bullpen all season. He tops out at 91 mph and pitches at 88, but his fastball has heavy sink and armside run. He alters his arm slot, working from a three-quarters release point down to almost sidearm, but he pounds the outer half of the plate no matter which angle he throws from. His changeup and slider are fringy pitches, though his changeup has enough deception to serve as a usable offering against lefthanded hitters.

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