• Full name Tom Hinson Harrington
  • Born 07/12/2001 in Sanford, NC
  • Profile Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 185 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Campbell
  • Drafted in the CB-A round (36th overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2022 (signed for $2,050,000).
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    One of the better players to come out of Southern Lee High in Sanford, N.C., Harrington was recruited as a walk-on to Campbell, where he immediately stepped into a prominent role on the pitching staff. He posted a 3.45 ERA over 75.2 innings and 14 starts as a freshman in 2021 and was one of the better arms in the Big South. This spring, as a draft-eligible sophomore, Harrington stepped into Campbell’s Friday night role and was one of the best strike throwers in the country—his strikeout-to-walk ratio is a top-25 mark among Division I arms. He was one of 31 Golden Spikes award semifinalists after posting a 2.53 ERA over 15 starts and 92.2 innings, with 111 strikeouts (30.0 K%) and 18 walks (4.9 BB%). Harrington has a four-pitch mix that’s led by a fastball that sits 90-93 mph and has been up to 96 this spring. His low-80s slider and mid-80s changeup have both shown improvement this spring and look like above-average pitches at best, with whiff rates over 40%. He’ll also mix in an upper-70s curveball, but that’s a solid fourth offering and used more as a get-me-over pitch than a swing-and-miss option. Harrington shows good feel to spot all his pitches as well as change speeds and eye levels. He’s a solid athlete and a good mover on the mound, with a clean and loose arm. At a lean, 6-foot-2, 185 pounds, Harrington has plenty of physical projection remaining and with more strength could develop more velocity and power to what is presently an extremely polished foundation.

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Career Transactions

  • Altoona Curve activated RHP Thomas Harrington from the 7-day injured list.
  • Altoona Curve sent RHP Thomas Harrington on a rehab assignment to Bradenton Marauders.
  • RHP Thomas Harrington assigned to Altoona Curve from Greensboro Grasshoppers.
  • RHP Thomas Harrington roster status changed by Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • Greensboro Grasshoppers activated RHP Thomas Harrington.
  • RHP Thomas Harrington assigned to Greensboro Grasshoppers from Bradenton Marauders.
  • RHP Thomas Harrington assigned to Greensboro Grasshoppers from Bradenton Marauders.
  • RHP Thomas Harrington assigned to Bradenton Marauders from FCL Pirates.
  • RHP Thomas Harrington assigned to FCL Pirates from Pirates Organization.

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