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Scott Frazier

South Bend Cubs South Bend Cubs
Scott Frazier
Name: Scott William Frazier
Born: Dec 3, 1991 in Upland, CA
College: Pepperdine
High School: Upland (Calif.) HS
Ht.: 6'7" / Wt.: 215 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 6th round (168th overall) by the Chicago Cubs in 2013 (signed for $267,600)
Frazier's physical, projectable frame and big arm strength in high school prompted some scouts to predict he could become a candidate for the No. 1 overall pick after three years at Pepperdine if he smoothed out his delivery and refined his command. That has not happened. After an injury-marred freshman year, Frazier went 7-5, 3.39 as a sophomore and was 4-5, 4.35 this spring. He shows premium velocity, touching 94-96 mph early in games and settling in at 91-93 with late life, but he struggles to repeat his delivery and lacks command. Frazier struggles to sync up his 6-foot-7, 230-pound frame, collapsing on the front side and pitching uphill. His arm action is funky and violent, leading to long-term concerns about his durability. His curveball flashes plus, but he has difficulty throwing it for a strike, and hitters are often able to pick it up early and lay off the pitch in the dirt. He mixes in a solid changeup now and then, but he relies on his fastball and curve. Most scouts think he'll wind up in the bullpen, where his aggressiveness will be an asset, and he can be effectively wild in short stints.
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