• Full name Matt Tabor
  • Born 07/14/1998 in Milton, MA
  • Profile Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 180 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Milton Academy
  • Drafted in the 3rd round (82nd overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2017 (signed for $1,000,000).
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    In the summer prior to his senior year, Tabor was thin and undersized, but he was a good athlete with a fast arm. He pitched mostly at 88-90 and ticked up a bit in the fall, pitching more at 89-91. This spring, Tabor has shown the biggest improvement of any prospect in the Northeast. The Elon recruit added significant muscle and grew a bit taller. | Tabor's fastball has worked consistently at 90-94 and touched as high as 97 this spring. His best offspeed pitch is his changeup, which shows late tumbling action; Tabor showed feel for the pitch against both lefties and righties on the summer showcase circuit. His breaking ball sometimes shows tight spin and late vertical dive, but he's often on the side of the pitch and doesn't it lacks consistent bite. Tabor has a very athletic, well-coordinated lower half that should allow him to repeat his mechanics as he continues to gain reps and strength. Tabor breaks his hands early in his delivery and has a relatively short arm circle, but he does plunge backwards and roll the ball around as he cocks his arm, giving scouts questions as to how consistently he will be able find hit on his breaking ball.

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  • Rated Best Control in the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2020
  • Rated Best Changeup in the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2019
  • Rated Best Changeup in the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2018

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Career Transactions

  • RHP Matt Tabor assigned to Everett AquaSox.
  • Seattle Mariners signed free agent RHP Matt Tabor to a minor league contract.
  • Reno Aces released RHP Matt Tabor.
  • RHP Matt Tabor assigned to Reno Aces from Amarillo Sod Poodles.

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