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Michael Mader

LHP | MarlinsMIA
Michael Mader
Name: Michael Christopher Mader
Born: Feb 18, 1994 in Marianna, Fla. USA
College: Chipola (Fla.) JC
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
201912.29.242.057.827.11
Career4983.921.383.946.74
Drafted in the supplemental 3rd round (105th overall) by the Miami Marlins in 2014 (signed for $499,500)
Mader, who pitched mostly at 87-89 mph last year, has added arm strength in his second year at Chipola JC, one of the top junior college programs in the country. His velocity had been inconsistent this spring, touching 95 mph early and sitting 89-91 later in the year. His top secondary offering is a curveball that shows plus potential but is very inconsistent and has a sizable gap between its present and future grades. He has trouble repeating his arm slot, giving it slider-like tilt at times and curveball shape at others. His changeup lags behind, flashing average but usually playing below that. The increased velocity has come with additional effort in Mader's delivery, and he has shown below-average control (5.6 walks per nine) and stiffness in the front side of his delivery. He'll get the opportunity to work as a starter with the hope that he can throw enough strikes, but most scouts believe that his long-term role is in the bullpen as a two-pitch power reliever, a role that will allow his stuff to play up. The Florida State commit has a durable, sturdy build at 6-foot-2, 200 pounds.
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