Scouting Phils Prospect #13: Tyler Cloyd
Tyler Cloyd Position: Starting Pitcher Bats/Throws: Right / Right Birthday/Age: May 16, 1987 (25) Ht/Wt: 6' 3", 190 pounds How he became a Phillie: Drafted by the Phillies in the 18th round of the 2008 Draft. Repertoire: Cloyd changes speeds on his fastball and can drop it as low as the upper-80s or push it up to the mid-90s. He compliments the fastball with a slider that has movement. While his repertoire isn't very deep, the fact that he changes speeds pretty easily gives Cloyd an edge. The other key for Cloyd is that his control is very good and he commands all of his pitches. Scouting Report: Some scouts believe that Cloyd is best suited to pitch out of the bullpen, most likely in middle relief. The...
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