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Amir Garrett

#50 | LHP
Cincinnati Reds Cincinnati Reds
Amir Garrett
Name: Amir Garrett
Born: May 3, 1992 in Los Angeles, Calif. USA
High School: Henderson (Nev.) International School
Ht.: 6'5" / Wt.: 228 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
201920.11.331.083.9813.72
Career1545.321.414.329.64
Drafted in the 22nd round (685th overall) by the Cincinnati Reds in 2011 (signed for $1,000,000)
Garrett has quickly gone from being unknown to being a legitimate prospect in two sports. He didn't start playing organized basketball until his freshman year but jumped onto the varsity from day one. He has grown into a 6-foot-6 wing player with explosive leaping ability and has committed to St. John's. He is also interested in playing baseball. While playing on a travel basketball team last summer, Garrett made time to pitch in the Tournament of Stars, flashing upper 80s velocity from the windup, dipping 8-10 mph from the stretch. His athleticism has allowed him to make great strides this spring even though he hasn't played for a team. He has a throwing program that incorporates yoga, long-toss and resistance training and started throwing bullpens and stretching his arm out. When basketball season ended, he ramped up his baseball workouts and has been throwing for scouts. In early May, he threw for a group of scouts in Las Vegas and sat 90-94 mph while touching 96. He also flashed a changeup with life in the lower 80s and has shown flashes of a usable curveball. Everything is, understandably, a work in progress for Garrett but his athleticism from the left side is impossible to ignore.
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