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Josh Swales

#21 | RHP | DiamondbacksARI
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Josh Swales
Name: Joshua Derek Swales
Born: Oct 28, 2001 in Santa Clarita, CA
High School: Grace Brethren HS, Simi Valley, Calif.
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 195 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 13th round (378th overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2021
A southern California high school product, Swales originally committed to Arizona but instead wound up in junior college ball at the College of Southern Nevada for his freshman year. The righthander had a very inconsistent year, posting a 5.08 ERA with 107 strikeouts and 44 walks in 56.2 innings, but his projection intrigues scouts enough that he could go out somewhere in the top 10 rounds. Most noticeable about Swales is his raw arm speed. He delivers a fastball that sits 92-95 mph and touches as high as 98. What holds him back right now is command that is well below-average and a below-average breaking ball that occasionally flashes the potential to be a better pitch. The changeup is below-average now but projects as a future average pitch. Swales is committed to Grand Canyon.
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