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Sam McWilliams

RHP
Kansas City Royals Kansas City Royals
Sam McWilliams
Name: Samuel Rutherford McWilliams
Born: Sep 4, 1995 in Hendersonville, Tenn. USA
High School: Beech HS, Hendersonville, Tenn.
Ht.: 6'7" / Wt.: 190 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 8th round (232nd overall) by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2014 (signed for $200,000)
McWilliams is one of the prime pop-up arms in the country and has been something of an enigma this spring because his stuff can differ significantly start to start. He worked at 83-86 mph last fall, touching 88. At his best this spring, he sits in the low 90s while touching 94 mph. Other days he can sit 84-86 and even drop as low as 83. His breaking ball frequently plays as below-average, but shows enough spin to project close to average. He has some feel for a changeup that flashes average. The 6-foot-7, 190-pound McWilliams offers plenty of room for projection, and some of his inconsistency comes from a delivery that will likely be altered in pro ball. The Tennessee Tech commit's lack of history, projectable body and inconsistent stuff make him a wild card on draft day.
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