• Full name Patrick Wayne Copen
  • Born 02/15/2002 in Parkersburg, WV
  • Profile Ht.: 6'6" / Wt.: 220 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Marshall
  • Drafted in the 7th round (220th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2023 (signed for $225,500).
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    School: Marshall Source: 4YR

    Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted
    Age At Draft: 21.4
    At 6-foot-6, 215 pounds, Copen’s frame alone makes him an intriguing option to draft. While Copen’s numbers don’t jump off the page with a career ERA of 6.30, his body and stuff gives whichever organization selects him great clay to mold. Copen largely relies on his fastball, which he threw 76% of the time this spring. He averaged 91-93 mph with the pitch, but has been clocked as high as 99. It’s an offering he supplements with a mid-80s slider that is inconsistent but shows promise as a potential out pitch down the road. He has also thrown a curveball around 80 mph with 11-to-5 shape but used the pitch less than 10% of the time this spring and doesn’t land it for strikes much. Copen will likely get an opportunity to start early in his professional career, but his future is likely in the back end of a bullpen thanks to below-average control. With some added weight and getting his lower half more engaged, it is easy to see Copen as a power reliever who routinely is touching triple digits with his fastball.

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Career Transactions

  • RHP Patrick Copen assigned to ACL Dodgers.
  • Los Angeles Dodgers signed RHP Patrick Copen.
  • RHP Patrick Copen assigned to College Workout.

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