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Rohan Handa

Rohan Handa
Name: Rohan Handa
Born: Feb 28, 2000 in
College: Yale
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 210 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
Drafted in the 5th round (146th overall) by the San Francisco Giants in 2021 (signed for $347,500)
Handa was one of the latest pop-up players in the 2021 class. After not pitching a collegiate season because of the Ivy League cancelling the spring season, Handa started turning heads when he got on the mound in the New England Collegiate League during the summer. While there, he looked like an entirely different pitcher than the southpaw who was sitting in the mid 80s in 2020 for Yale. Handa was instead running his fastball up to 97 mph from the left side with a banger of a slider that was in the mid-80s, matching his fastball velocity from just a year ago. Handa has also thrown a changeup with slight fading life. Handa worked with Tread Athletics in Charlotte, N.C., over the last year and a half or so to completely change the stuff coming out of his hand. Handa worked mostly as a reliever for Yale in his two seasons, but through five starts and 17 innings with Mystic in the NECL he had posted a 1.06 ERA with 25 strikeouts and eight walks. Handa pitches out of an overhead windup with a brief pause in his leg lift before driving to the plate with a three-quarter arm slot. His delivery features some effort and a bit of recoil, which might have teams thinking a bullpen role is his best option at the next level. Teams could come to vastly different conclusions on what to do with Handa given his drastic improvement and limited track record, but lefthanders who touch 97 don’t exactly grow on trees.
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Split TypeAVGGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOOBPSLGOPS
Split TypeWLERAGGSSVIPHRERHRBBSOAVGOBPSLGWHIP
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