• Full name Maxwell Kenneth Gamboa
  • Born 11/22/1995 in Greenbrae, CA
  • Profile Ht.: 6'5" / Wt.: 190 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Pepperdine
  • Drafted in the 18th round (550th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2017 (signed for $125,000).
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    Gamboa is the owner of one of the most electric arms on the west coast, with a 94-96 mph fastball and the ability to blow it past good hitters. He stands a projectable 6-foot-5, 185 pounds, leaving some to dream he can throw even harder. Despite his velocity, Gamboa's ERA got worse every year at Peppedine, capped by a 5.05 ERA in a junior season shortened by arm tenderness. Gamboa is seen as a major injury risk because of his delivery. He has a stand-up finish with an arm recoil, and his arm is not in proper position at foot strike. He also struggles with wildness. Gamboa profiles purely as a reliever due to his control struggles and injury risk, but his frame and big velocity make him intriguing to some.

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  • RHP Max Gamboa retired.

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