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Jimmie Sherfy

RHP | DiamondbacksARI
Reno Aces Reno Aces
Jimmie Sherfy
Name: James Harold John Sherfy
Born: Dec 27, 1991 in Camarillo, Calif. USA
College: Oregon
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 175 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 10th round (300th overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2013 (signed for $100,000)
Sherfy bring Southern California flavor to Oregon with his Jeff Spicoli-like shoulder-length blond hair and laid-back demeanor. On the mound, though, he's all business and has been one of the most dominant closers in college baseball the past two seasons. Sherfy injured his elbow in the final game of Oregon's super regional against Kent State last year, a stress fracture that caused him to miss summer ball. Some teams may shy away from him because of his 6-foot, 175-pound build, but he has shown the durability to pitch on back-to-back days and there's no denying his electric stuff. Sherfy's fastball has gotten better throughout the season, from 89-93 mph early to 94-96 more recently, and he mixes in a lot of nasty, mid-80s sliders. He's a bullpen guy all the way, so he should move quickly in pro ball.
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