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Scott Griggs

#18 | RHP | RockiesCOL
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Scott Griggs
Name: Scott B. Griggs
Born: May 13, 1991 in Alamo, Calif. USA
High School: San Ramon Valley HS, Danville, Calif.
College: UCLA
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 215 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
201940.14.241.193.359.15
Career2543.691.345.1710.59
Drafted in the 8th round (266th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012 (signed for $135,100)
Griggs ranked as the No. 135 prospect in the BA Top 200 coming out of high school in 2009, based on his raw arm strength and upside. He struggled with his mechanics and control in his first two seasons at UCLA and pitched sparingly, issuing 29 walks in 26 innings. He made progress repeating his delivery and this year emerged as the Bruins' closer, going 1-1, 2.08 with a school-record 13 saves. His 52 strikeouts in 30 innings are an indication of his electric stuff is, but his 29 walks are illustrative of control that scouts still grade as well below-average. Griggs sits in the 91-93 mph range and tops out at 94-95, but an inconsistent delivery can make it difficult for him to command his fastball. He actually commands his curveball better, and it is a true power pitch in the 79-82 range with depth and bite. He dabbles with a changeup but rarely uses it in games. Griggs has made major strides with the mental side of the game as well, though he still needs to convince scouts he has the toughness to throw strikes consistently in big spots. Griggs comes with risk, and many scouts are convinced he'll never have enough command to be a big league closer, but his stuff will likely get him drafted in the top three to five rounds.
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