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Davis Martin

#24 | RHP | White SoxCWS
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Davis Martin
Name: Davis Alan Martin
Born: Jan 4, 1997 in Abilene, TX
College: Texas Tech
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 200 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
Drafted in the 14th round (408th overall) by the Chicago White Sox in 2018 (signed for $130,000)
When Steven Gingery was lost to Tommy John surgery at the start of the season, Martin ascended to the Friday night starter role for the Red Raiders. As he always does, he battled and rarely buckled, but his margin of error is pretty fine, as he just doesn't have a true swing-and-miss pitch. His 90-91 mph fastball has some arm-side run and he'll touch 93 mph, but it's not firm enough to be successful unless he's spotting it precisely and his command right now is not good enough to do that. He has potentially average control but below-average command, which means he often catches a little too much of the strike zone. Martin's slider and changeup both are fringe-average to average pitches as well, and his slider in particular has backed up as the season wore on. Martin's stuff is that of a back-of-the-rotation starter. With his track record of success, he's likely to hear his name called on day two, but he lacks the ceiling of some of the pitchers who will be picked around him.
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