• Full name Samuel David Elam
  • Born 06/16/1987 in Mesquite, TX
  • Profile Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 220 / Bats: L / Throws: L
  • School Notre Dame
  • Drafted in the 8th round (255th overall) by the New York Yankees in 2009 (signed for $40,000).
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    Sam Elam has a lot of promise in his left arm, but control problems limited him to one win and 76 innings in four seasons at Notre Dame. He's a 6-foot-3, 220-pounder with a solid fastball and hard breaking ball, but he can't find the strike zone. He pitched solely out of the stretch this year in an attempt to simplify things, yet he still walked 29 in 31 innings.

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