• Full name Thaddeus J. Ward
  • Born 01/16/1997 in Fort Myers, FL
  • Profile Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 204 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Central Florida
  • Debut 04/01/2023
  • Drafted in the 5th round (160th overall) by the Boston Red Sox in 2018 (signed for $275,000).
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    Ward has been one of UCF’s top relievers the last two years and this year posted an impressive 11.94 strikeouts per nine innings. Listed at 6-foot-3, 182 pounds, Ward has solid size and has a powerful fastball-slider combination. His fastball sits 92-95 mph, touching 96 mph, and he pairs it with a sharp slider. He throws from a three-quarters arm slot and pitches with average control.

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  • Rated Best Slider in the Boston Red Sox in 2020

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Career Transactions

  • Washington Nationals placed RHP Thaddeus Ward on the 15-day injured list. Right shoulder inflammation.

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