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Thad Ward

#14 | RHP | Red SoxBOS
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Thad Ward
Name: Thad J. Ward
Born: Jan 16, 1997 in Fort Myers, Fla. USA
High School: Bishop Verot HS, Fort Myers, Fla.
College: Central Florida
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 182 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 5th round (160th overall) by the Boston Red Sox in 2018 (signed for $275,000)
Ward has been one of UCF’s top relievers the last two years and this year posted an impressive 11.94 strikeouts per nine innings. Listed at 6-foot-3, 182 pounds, Ward has solid size and has a powerful fastball-slider combination. His fastball sits 92-95 mph, touching 96 mph, and he pairs it with a sharp slider. He throws from a three-quarters arm slot and pitches with average control.
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