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Justin Lewis

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Justin Lewis
Name: Justin Mark Lewis
Born: Aug 10, 1995 in Suwanee, Ga. USA
High School: Greater Atlanta HS
College: Kentucky
Ht.: 6'7" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 12th round (369th overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2018 (signed for $125,000)
Lewis was all set to sign with the Rays as an 11th-round pick last summer, but when the Rays didn't sign supplemental first-round pick Drew Rasmussen, it meant that they didn't have the money to sign Lewis. So Lewis returned for his redshirt junior year at Kentucky and once again proved to be a very reliable Sunday starter. Lewis' plus split-changeup is a weapon with excellent deception and late tumble. His fastball is also above-average, as he'll touch 93-94 mph at his best, and he has a fringe-average slider. Lewis is long, lean and athletic, but he could use some additional strength. His velocity tailed off badly in 2017 and he was trying to survive with a high-80s fastball by the end of the year.
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