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Brad Mills

LHP
Oakland Athletics Oakland Athletics
Brad Mills
Name: Bradley Aaron Mills
Born: Mar 5, 1985 in Mesa, AZ
College: Arizona
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 190 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
Career797.971.764.908.09
Drafted in the 4th round (145th overall) by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2007 (signed for $140,000)
Last year, Mills got some scouts' hopes up by flashing plus fastball velocity to go with a plus changeup and potentially above-average breaking ball. Some thought he was a third- or fourth-round talent, but the former walk-on at Arizona was honest with clubs and said he didn't want to sign as a junior. Instead, the civil engineering major--who attends Arizona on an academic scholarship--returned for his senior season and has been the Wildcats' No. 2 starter. The Blue Jays drafted him in the 22nd round but he didn't seriously consider signing, and he was having another solid season. His repertoire is much as it was last year, though he has pitched more in the 87-90 mph range without touching 92 as he did last year. His breaking ball has improved, as he throws it with more power than he did before. Mills is still a semester short of graduation and likely will want to finish up, which could cost him instructional league and set his development back. He also needed a cortisone shot late in the spring to help a balky back that caused him to miss a pair of starts down the stretch, further clouding his draft status.
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