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Eric Lauer

#27 | LHP
Milwaukee Brewers Milwaukee Brewers
Eric Lauer
Name: Eric Lance Lauer
Born: Jun 3, 1995 in Elyria, Ohio USA
High School: Midview HS, Grafton, Ohio
College: Kent State
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: L
Drafted in the 1st round (25th overall) by the San Diego Padres in 2016 (signed for $2,000,000)
Everything has gone well for Lauer as a junior. Kent State's Friday starter has seen his velocity tick up to 90-92 mph from the 88-90 he sat in the past with a free-and-easy delivery. He's dominated the MAC this year, ranking among national leaders with a sub-1.00 ERA for most of the season and he's finished off his business degree in only three years. Lauer has dominated college hitters with a four-pitch mix. He can work his fastball in and out and up and down. He generally works down in the zone, but will elevate above a hitter's hands late in counts. He has improved his mid-70s curveball to the point where it flashes average, using it to set up a short, late 82-86 mph above-average slider. He doesn't use his changeup all that often, but it flashes average as well.
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