• Full name Eriq Stanford Swan
  • Born 10/31/2001 in Marietta, GA
  • Profile Ht.: 6'6" / Wt.: 240 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Middle Tennessee State
  • Drafted in the 4C round (137th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2023 (signed for $466,500).
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    School: Middle Tennessee State Source: 4YR

    Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted
    Age At Draft: 21.7
    Swan is a huge, projection righthander with a 6-foot-6, 240-pound frame and the stuff to match, with a fastball that’s been up to 102 mph at peak velocity. He’s still trying to get his performance to match his stuff, and struggled with control in each of his three seasons with Middle Tennessee State. In 2023 he posted a 6.49 ERA over 61 innings, with a 24.6% strikeout rate and a 15.6% walk rate—the highest of his career. Swan averaged 98 mph with his fastball this spring, which was the hardest velocity of any Division I pitcher with more than 100 pitches in 2023. Despite that elite velocity, Conference USA hitters slashed .338/.476/.538 against the pitch. It has just average life and he’ll need to radically improve his command to make the most of it against pro hitters. Swan throws a mid-80s slider with short-breaking action that generated a 50% miss rate this spring, but it receives below-average grades from scouts. He also has a firm, upper-80s changeup. Swan is a polarizing profile, but could entice teams with his immense arm talent and velocity as a power reliever who could benefit from professional pitching development.

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  • RHP Eriq Swan assigned to ACL Dodgers.
  • Los Angeles Dodgers signed RHP Eriq Swan.
  • RHP Eriq Swan assigned to College Workout.

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