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Tyler Ras

#21 | RHP | RockiesCOL
Fresno Grizzlies Fresno Grizzlies
Tyler Ras
Name: Tyler Ras
Born: Nov 9, 1999 in Middletown, NJ
College: Alabama
High School: Middletown North HS, Middletown, N.J.
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: B / Throws: R
Drafted in the 14th round (410th overall) by the Colorado Rockies in 2021 (signed for $125,000)
Ras ranked as a top 200 prospect coming out of high school in 2018, and after playing both ways through his first two seasons with Alabama he’s been used exclusively as a pitcher this spring. He stepped into the team’s Friday night role when lefthander Connor Prielipp went down with an injury and posted a 5.82 ERA over 15 starts and 86.2 innings. While it wasn’t the greatest season, scouts still like Ras’ stuff and athleticism and think he might be able to carve out a role in some capacity at the next level—whether that’s as a starter or a reliever. He has the strike-throwing ability to start, but whether or not he can spin a good enough breaking ball is another question. Some evaluators prefer his low-80s changeup to either his slider or curveball, and there have been questions about his ability to spin a breaking ball dating back to high school because of a stiffer, on-piece arm action and over-the-top slot. Coaches believe Ras has made progress with the slider, which sits in the low 80s and has a bit of horizontal and vertical movement. Ras sits in the low 90s and has been up to 96 mph on his fastball this spring. Without a true bat-missing pitch or a history of generating whiffs, it's tough to get too excited about Ras’ upside, but he’s a proven strike thrower.
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