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Reed Reilly

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Reed Reilly
Name: Reed Anthony Reilly
Born: Jan 5, 1992 in Anaheim, CA
College: Cal Poly
High School: JSerra HS, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 220 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 7th round (224th overall) by the Boston Red Sox in 2014 (signed for $107,500)
Reilly has been a vital piece of Cal Poly's bullpen for three years, and he got better every year. He had 14 saves and a 2.29 ERA in 59 relief innings in 2013 as a draft-eligible sophomore, when he ranked 191st in BA's predraft rankings. He had 10 saves and a 1.67 ERA in 34 innings through the regular season this spring, showing the ability to thrive in multiple-inning outings and bounce back quickly. Reilly has a durable 6-foot-4, 220-pound frame and some deception in his crossfire delivery, which makes his fastball play up. He pitches primarily with his fastball and dominates with it, sitting at 88-91 mph and bumping 93-94, especially early in the year. He induces plenty of ground balls and strikes out more than a batter an inning, even though his secondary stuff lags behind his fastball. His best offspeed pitch is a solid-average changeup; his curveball is usually below-average, though it flashes average. Some scouts have seen a promising slider from him, but he seldom throws it. An athletic, durable strike-thrower with a strong track record of success, Reilly could sneak into the top five to seven rounds and move quickly in a pro bullpen despite his lack of wipeout stuff.
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