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John Swanda

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John Swanda
Name: John Thomas Swanda
Born: Mar 18, 1999 in Des Moines, Iowa USA
High School: Roosevelt HS, Des Moines
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 185 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Career39.25.671.592.957.26
Drafted in the 4th round (115th overall) by the Los Angeles Angels in 2017 (signed for $625,000)
Swanda's arrow is pointing up as the draft nears, but a number of evaluators believe he'll still be well served by heading to Nebraska as he has the projection to blossom with a few more years to gain strength and weight. An athletic shortstop/righthander in high school, Swanda's fastball now touches 91-93 mph much more frequently than it did last summer. He also snaps off a tight 11-to-5 curveball and shows the potential to have above-average control. He maintains his arm speed and has some deception on his straight changeup.
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