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Josh Sullivan

RHP | RockiesCOL
Josh Sullivan
Name: Joshua David Sullivan
Born: Jul 5, 1984 in Little Rock, Ark. USA
College: Auburn
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 5th round (147th overall) by the Colorado Rockies in 2005 (signed for $180,000)
The offensive backfield of Auburn's football team produced three first-round picks in the NFL draft in April, and could produce a premium pick in baseball's draft. Sullivan followed in Blue Jays farmhand Gabe Gross' footsteps, starting off at Auburn as a two-way player and earning playing time at quarterback in 2003 as a redshirt freshman before playing baseball full-time. He then made another transformation, from catcher/third baseman to pitcher, starting last summer in the Coastal Plain League. He quickly became Auburn's No. 2 starter. Sullivan's fresh arm, clean delivery, athleticism and live body make him one of the more intriguing college pitchers on the board. His fastball sits in the 88-91 mph range and touches 92 with good sink. At times, Sullivan flashes a power curveball and less often a solid changeup, but he's still inexperienced on the mound and lacks confidence in his secondary stuff. One scout said if Sullivan brings it all together, he could be a No. 3 big league starter, a significant ceiling for a pitcher who could last until the third round.
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