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Bryce Jarvis

RHP
Bryce Jarvis
Name: Bryce Martin Jarvis
Born: Dec 26, 1997 in Lexington, KY
High School: Brentwood (Tenn.) Academy
College: Duke
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 195 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
Drafted in the 1st round (18th overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2020 (signed for $2,650,000)
Jarvis is one of several big-time pitching risers in North Carolina this year, along with Wake Forest’s Jared Shuster and North Carolina State’s Nick Swiney. The son of 12-year big league pitcher Kevin Jarvis, Jarvis didn’t pitch in the Cape Cod League over the summer, instead working with Driveline and Cressey Sports Performance to improve his pitch mix and fastball velocity. The work paid off, as Jarvis increased his fastball from a pitch that topped out in the low 90s to a plus offering that sat 93-96 mph deep into outings early in the spring. Jarvis' new fastball—combined with his already impressive secondary offerings—has taken his draft stock to a new level. He was one of the most dominant pitchers in the country through four starts this spring, including a 15-strikeout perfect game against Cornell during the second week of the season. Jarvis has three potential above-average pitches now, with a mid-80s slider and a changeup that are a tick below plus in addition to his improved fastball. The 6-foot-2 righthander throws all his pitches effectively and showed above-average or better command in 2020 after walking more than four batters per nine as a freshman and sophomore. Jarvis works with a quick tempo and throws with some effort and recoil in his delivery at times. It’s not the most fluid delivery, and teams would have liked to see if Jarvis was capable of holding his newfound fastball velocity over a full season as a starter. With that not possible due to the shortened season, Jarvis is probably looking at a second- or third-round selection.
Career Statistics
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  • 2020 Game Logs
  • 2020 Splits
  • Spring Training
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