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Tarik Skubal

#33 | LHP | TigersDET
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Tarik Skubal
Name: Tarik Daniel Skubal
Born: Nov 20, 1996 in Hayward, Calif. USA
College: Seattle
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 215 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
2019114.12.361.012.6012.91
Career136.22.040.992.4412.97
Drafted in the 9th round (255th overall) by the Detroit Tigers in 2018 (signed for $350,000)
Skubal put himself on the map after an electric freshman campaign with Seattle, when the 6-foot-3, 218-pound lefthander became the team's ace with a plus fastball. He posted a 3.24 ERA as a freshman and was off to an even better start in 2016 before he went down with an injury and needed Tommy John surgery. Skubal returned to throw bullpens before the 2017 draft and was drafted by the Brewers in the 21st round, but he instead decided to return to Seattle for his redshirt junior year in 2018. Since recovering from Tommy John surgery, Skubal has struggled to throw strikes, with a walk rate that's nearly doubled compared to his first year and a half at Seattle. In 73 innings, Skubal has walked 55 batters and hit another six. He's still striking out batters--close to 12 per nine innings--and his fastball has been up to 95 mph, but the wildness is a real concern. He will flash a solid curveball and an average changeup, but both of those pitches are inconsistent.
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