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Ty Buttrey

#31 | RHP
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Ty Buttrey
Name: Ty Douglas Buttrey
Born: Mar 31, 1993 in Matthews, N.C. USA
High School: Providence HS, Charlotte
Ht.: 6'6" / Wt.: 240 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
Drafted in the 4th round (151st overall) by the Boston Red Sox in 2012 (signed for $1,300,000)
Providence High has churned out several prospects in recent years, including Clemson's Richie Shaffer and North Carolina State catcher Brett Austin, and scouts were back this spring to see a tall, projectable righty in Buttrey. An Arkansas signee, Buttrey is 6-foot-5, 205 pounds and had early buzz this spring after touching 96 mph with his fastball. His velocity dropped off a bit later in the spring, attributable to him being used as a reliever between starts, and had been sitting 90-93 mph. Buttrey works quickly, throwing 6 1/3 innings in a start in April that lasted less than 90 minutes. His second pitch is a hard knuckle-curve that has downer action and sits 77-79 mph. He also mixes in a changeup that shows good fade at times. Already 19 years old, Buttrey is one of the older players in the high school class.
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