• Full name Jack Murphy Mahoney
  • Born 08/13/2001 in Algonquin, IL
  • Profile Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 205 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School South Carolina
  • Drafted in the 3rd round (77th overall) by the Colorado Rockies in 2023 (signed for $925,000).
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    School: South Carolina Source: 4YR

    Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted
    Age At Draft: 21.9
    BA Grade:45/Extreme
    Tools:Fastball: 50. Slider: 50. Changeup: 50. Control: 50.

    After not pitching in 2022 because of a Tommy John surgery, Mahoney turned in a solid campaign in 2023 as a full-time starter for the first time in his career. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound righthander posted a 4.26 ERA over 16 starts and 74 innings, with a 23% strikeout rate and 7.2% walk rate. He has a short arm action that is reminiscent of a catcher’s arm action, and throws from a three-quarter slot. He averaged 93 mph with his fastball this spring, but has been up to 97 mph, though the pitch has just modest life and is more of a groundball inducer or used to set up his solid secondaries. He has a mid-80s slider and a mid-80s changeup, both of which are average pitches. In particular he’s shown solid feel to land the changeup for strikes, and he could benefit in the future by using his fastball less, after throwing the pitch 65% of the time in 2023. Mahoney might be a reliever at the next level, but he is a solid strike-thrower with arm strength and enough of a three-pitch mix that he should get a chance to start. He should be selected somewhere in the middle of day two.

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Career Transactions

  • RHP Jack Mahoney assigned to ACL Rockies.
  • Colorado Rockies signed RHP Jack Mahoney.
  • RHP Jack Mahoney assigned to South Carolina Gamecocks.

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