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Davis Daniel

#28 | RHP | AngelsLAA
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Davis Daniel
Name: Robert Davis Daniel
Born: Jun 11, 1997 in Atlanta, GA
College: Auburn
High School: Auburn
High School: St. James School, Montgomery, Ala.
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 190 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 7th round (211th overall) by the Los Angeles Angels in 2019 (signed for $172,500)
Davis has been a highly regarded prospect since coming out of high school in Alabama, when he was drafted in the 34th round by the Cubs in 2016. Daniel immediately factored into Auburn’s rotation as a freshman and then split time as a starter and reliever with the Tigers in 2018, when he was a draft-eligible sophomore and was selected in the 11th round by the Brewers. His 2019 season was ruined by an arm injury that eventually led to Tommy John surgery, having thrown just two innings in his season debut. That complicates things for Daniel, who could have been a top-100 prospect with a healthy season because of a fastball that’s been up 97 mph, a solid breaking ball and a good changeup. Daniel struggled with his control at times when healthy—he walked 4.32 batters per nine innings during his sophomore season—and his fastball flattened out and became too hittable. His injury status will make him something of a wild card in the draft this year.
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