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Austen Williams

#53 | RHP
Washington Nationals Washington Nationals
Austen Williams
Name: Austen Thomas Williams
Born: Dec 19, 1992 in Fort Worth, Texas USA
College: Texas State
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 220 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 6th round (184th overall) by the Washington Nationals in 2014 (signed for $233,000)
Williams emerged as Texas State's top starter early in the season in his first year in the weekend rotation. He's strong and well built at 6-foot-3, 215 pounds, and he came out of the chute throwing very well, with a 90-94 mph fastball at times. His velocity backed up to the 88-91 mph range, though the pitch has arm-side run, while he surpassed 90 innings for the first time. Williams has some effort in his delivery, but he stays on top of his 11-to-5 slider with depth and late action when he stays within himself. He has similar life on his changeup. He likely projects as a reliever unless his delivery gets smoother.
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