IP 112
ERA 5.063
WHIP 1.589
BB/9 3.857
SO/9 6.268
  • Full name Sean E. West
  • Born 06/15/1986 in Houston, TX
  • Profile Ht.: 6'8" / Wt.: 275 / Bats: R / Throws: L
  • School Captain Shreve
  • Debut 05/23/2009
  • Drafted in the C-1 round (44th overall) by the Miami Marlins in 2005 (signed for $775,000).
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    Louisiana is rich in lefthanders this spring, with four who could go in the top four rounds. West ranked behind Jeremy Bleich, Wade Miley and Beau Jones entering 2005, but shot past them thanks to his projectability. At 6-foot-8, West has plenty of room to add strength and velocity, and his fastball already has improved from 85-86 to 90-92 mph within the last year. For a tall pitcher, West repeats his mechanics well and has little trouble throwing strikes. He also has upgraded his curveball, which should give him a second plus pitch. West's high school career ended in the Louisiana 5-A state quarterfinals, when he struck out 17 and took a shutout into the ninth inning, only to lose 5-0 to Jones, who fanned 15. West is signable because he has no four-year college option and has committed to perennial juco power San Jacinto (Texas).

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  • Rated Best Slider in the Miami Marlins in 2009

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