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Matt Tabor

#23 | RHP | DiamondbacksARI
Kane County Cougars Kane County Cougars
Matt Tabor
Name: Matt Patrick Tabor
Born: Jul 14, 1998 in Westford, MA
High School: Milton (Mass.) Academy
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 180 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 3rd round (82nd overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2017 (signed for $1,000,000)
In the summer prior to his senior year, Tabor was thin and undersized, but he was a good athlete with a fast arm. He pitched mostly at 88-90 and ticked up a bit in the fall, pitching more at 89-91. This spring, Tabor has shown the biggest improvement of any prospect in the Northeast. The Elon recruit added significant muscle and grew a bit taller. | Tabor's fastball has worked consistently at 90-94 and touched as high as 97 this spring. His best offspeed pitch is his changeup, which shows late tumbling action; Tabor showed feel for the pitch against both lefties and righties on the summer showcase circuit. His breaking ball sometimes shows tight spin and late vertical dive, but he's often on the side of the pitch and doesn't it lacks consistent bite. Tabor has a very athletic, well-coordinated lower half that should allow him to repeat his mechanics as he continues to gain reps and strength. Tabor breaks his hands early in his delivery and has a relatively short arm circle, but he does plunge backwards and roll the ball around as he cocks his arm, giving scouts questions as to how consistently he will be able find hit on his breaking ball.
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