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Jerry Sullivan

RHP | PadresSD
Jerry Sullivan
Name: Gerald Michael Sullivan
Born: Jan 18, 1988 in Denville, N.J. USA
High School: Mt. Olive HS, Francis, N.J.
College: Oral Roberts
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 225 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 3rd round (83rd overall) by the San Diego Padres in 2009 (signed for $430,200)
Sullivan has won all-conference honors and led Oral Roberts to the Summit League regular-season and tournament championships in each of his three college seasons, but coaches and scouts think he may just be scratching the surface of his potential. A top high school prospect for the 2006 draft before Tommy John surgery in November 2005 caused him to miss his senior season, Sullivan offers a nice combination of present stuff and future projection. His fastball sits in low 90s and touches 94 mph, and he does a good job of using his 6-foot-4, 220-pound frame to throw it downhill. His heater also features armside run, and he usually commands it well. He's still working on the consistency of his secondary pitches. When he's at his best, his slider is a slightly above-average pitch and his changeup is a plus offering. A strong, well-conditioned athlete, he repeats his delivery well and throws strikes. Sullivan, who has pitched well in two summers in the Cape Cod League, slumped slightly as a sophomore before bouncing back this spring. A potential No. 3 starter in the majors, he figures to get drafted between the third and fifth rounds.
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