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Devin Williams

#38 | RHP
Milwaukee Brewers Milwaukee Brewers
Devin Williams
Name: Devin T. Williams
Born: Sep 21, 1994 in Florissant, Mo. USA
High School: Hazelwood (Mo.) West HS
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 165 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 2nd round (54th overall) by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2013 (signed for $1,350,000)
Scouts noted Williams' projectable frame at last summer's USA Baseball Breakthrough Series, where the 6-foot-3, 172-pounder worked at 85-88 mph from a loose, easy delivery. He has reached his fastball velocity sooner than anticipated, jumping to 91-93 mph last fall at the World Wood Bat Association World Championships and often showing the same heat this spring. He usually pitches at 88-92 mph with his two-seam fastball and can approach 95 with his four-seamer. Though Williams is inconsistent with his mechanics and his stuff, when he's at his best he stays closed and direct with his delivery and exhibits feel for three pitches. His breaking ball can get slurvy but also can be a low-80s slider at the knees, and his fading, sinking changeup can throw hitters off balance. He's athletic and his arm works well. A Missouri recruit, Williams has looked like a first-round pick at times. While there's speculation that the Cardinals could take the suburban St. Louis product at No. 28, he fits better in the second round.
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