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Chris Reed

Chris Reed
Name: Christopher William Reed
Born: May 20, 1990 in Encino, Calif. USA
High School: Cleveland HS, Reseda, Calif.
College: Stanford
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 225 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
Drafted in the 1st round (16th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2011 (signed for $1,589,000)
Last year was the first time since 1999 that Stanford didn't have a player selected in the first five rounds of the draft. That won't happen again this year because of Reed, who could go as high as the sandwich round. Reed is listed at 6-foot-4 and 190 pounds, but scouts say he has grown and gained strength from last year to this year. His fastball varies from 89-91 mph some nights to 92-94 on others, and he has touched 96. He'll show a power slider and above-average changeup, but all of his stuff needs more consistency. That should come with experience. Reed has totaled just 68 innings at Stanford and has started only one game. His size, athleticism and three-pitch mix will tempt teams to give him a shot as a starter in pro ball.
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