• Full name Matthew Thomas Hall
  • Born 07/23/1993 in Independence, MO
  • Profile Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 200 / Bats: L / Throws: L
  • School Missouri State
  • Debut 09/15/2018
  • Drafted in the 6th round (190th overall) by the Detroit Tigers in 2015 (signed for $239,400).
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    Hall has one of the best curveballs in the country. It's a true plus pitch that he throws over and over, generating swings and misses, even from hitters who are looking for it and he can spot it to lefthanders and righthanders. His 85-89 mph fastball plays up because his curveball is such a weapon and also because he knows how to lull hitters to sleep. He'll sit 85, 86 and then pop an 89 that seems harder than that because he's messed with the hitter's timing. Hall has also added a slider this year that works as a nice occasional surprise. Hall is a divisive prospect for evaluators as there are few analogs to compare him to. Analytically, his numbers are excellent--he led Division I in strikeout rate and there's no doubting the breaking ball, but his well below-average fastball raises concerns. Some teams have him much higher on their draft boards, especially those who see him as a lefty reliever who can move quickly.

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  • Rated Best Curveball in the Detroit Tigers in 2019

Career Transactions

  • LHP Matt Hall assigned to Charros de Jalisco.
  • Gastonia Honey Hunters released LHP Matt Hall.
  • LHP Matt Hall assigned to Gastonia Honey Hunters.

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