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Anthony Kay

#47 | LHP
Toronto Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays
Anthony Kay
Name: Anthony Benjamin Kay
Born: Mar 21, 1995 in Stony Brook, N.Y. USA
High School: Melville HS, East Setauket, N.Y.
College: Connecticut
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 218 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
Drafted in the 1st round (31st overall) by the New York Mets in 2016 (signed for $1,100,000)
A 29th round pick of the Mets out of high school, Kay was one of three promising Long Island prep arms, with Stephen Woods and Matt Vogel also showing promise. All three chose to go to college, and Kay has emerged as the best of the group. The ace of UConn's staff, Kay throws three pitches for strikes. His fastball works in the low 90s and touches 95 early in his starts. Scouts see his changeup is an above-average or plus pitch; it shows both fade and tumble and generates swings and misses from righthanded hitters regularly. Kay has a tendency to throw his changeup from a slightly lower arm slot, giving scouts concerns that elite hitters will be able to see the pitch coming. He throws a breaking ball with slurvy shape. Kay usually throws the pitch against righthanded hitters, and has not thrown it with conviction this spring. Kay is on the shorter side, standing at 6-foot, but he has a wide, sturdy build.
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