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Derrick Penilla

LHP | TwinsMIN
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Derrick Penilla
Name: Derrick Anthony Penilla
Born: Dec 31, 1991 in San Dimas, CA
Junior College: Mount San Antonio (Calif.) JC
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 180 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
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Career87.14.951.492.788.76
Drafted in the 15th round (440th overall) by the Minnesota Twins in 2013
Penilla had a dominant sophomore year this spring, going 6-3, 2.39 with 96 strikeouts and 32 walks in 90 innings. At 6-foot-1, 180 pounds, he has a quick arm and plenty of competitiveness. He works at 88-90 mph and flashes an average curveball when he stays on top of it, but he has a tendency to cast the pitch at times. He also mixes in an adequate changeup. Penilla lacks upside, but his feel for pitching and solid fastball and curve give him a chance to carve out a pro future as a reliever.
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Split TypeAVGGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOOBPSLGOPS
Split TypeWLERAGGSSVIPHRERHRBBSOAVGOBPSLGWHIP
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