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Reid Scoggins

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Reid Scoggins
Name: William Reid Scoggins
Born: Jul 18, 1990 in Dallas, Texas USA
College: Howard (Texas) JC
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 210 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Career85.13.691.435.5912.34
Drafted in the 15th round (477th overall) by the Los Angeles Angels in 2012 (signed for $100,000)
Area scouts had to flock to Howard JC in mid-April amid reports that Scoggs was hitting 101 mph. The Major League Scouting Bureau graded his Overall Future Potential as 62 on the 20-80 scale, which would put him in the top half of the first round. When scouts got to Big Spring, they didn't see triple digits but did see a 91-96 mph fastball that could land him in the first five rounds. Scoggins is somewhat of a mystery because he missed 2011 recovering from Tommy John surgery and pitched only 20 innings in relief this spring. He has a strong 6-foot-3, 205-pound frame and a slurvy mid-80s slider with some depth that gives him the makings of an average second pitch. There's a lot of effort in his delivery, which features a pronounced head whack, and his mechanics lead to below-average command. Scouts wonder whether he'll throw enough quality strikes if his pro team leaves his delivery alone, or whether he'll lose velocity if a club tries to clean him up. Though he's committed to Florida International, Scoggins already is 21 and is believed to be signable.
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