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Ryan Webb

#38 | LHP | GuardiansCLE
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Ryan Webb
Name: Ryan Michael Webb
Born: Apr 19, 1999 in Roswell, GA
College: Georgia
High School: Pope HS, Marietta, Ga.
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 202 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
Drafted in the 4th round (125th overall) by the Cleveland Guardians in 2021 (signed for $400,000)
Webb raised his draft stock significantly in 2020 while impressing out of the bullpen behind staff ace Emerson Hancock (who became the No. 6 pick of the draft) and showing a four-pitch mix that gave plenty of scouts the belief that he could start in pro ball. Webb transitioned into a full-time starting role for the Bulldogs this spring—after starting just seven games from 2018-2020—but he only pitched in 11 games after missing time recovering from Covid-19 and suffering an elbow injury in May that ended his season. He posted a 3.32 ERA over 11 starts and 59.2 innings, while striking out 82 (12.4 K/9) and walking 17 (2.6 BB/9). Webb touched 96 mph last fall but worked mostly in the low 90s this spring, peaking at 95 and complementing his fastball with a curveball, slider and changeup. Each of his secondaries were effective offerings and scouts were impressed with how he took his curveball to another level this spring. His curveball lands in the mid-to-upper 70s with three-quarter break, while his slider sits in the low 80s. The two pitches blend in shape at times, and he also frequently goes to a low-to-mid-80s changeup that he throws with good arm speed and to his arm side away from righthanded hitters. Webb’s medical might scare some teams now, but he has a solid four-pitch mix and has taken impressive steps forward over the last two years.
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