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Oakland Athletics AL West
James Kaprielian • #32 • P
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'3", 225 lbs.
Born:Mar 2, 1994 (28 yrs) in Laguna Hills, CA
Hometown:Tustin, CA
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by NY Yankees in 2015 (1/16).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with NY Yankees in 2017.
Scouting Report
Assets: Owns a solid frame and the ability to dominate on the bump when at the top of his game, thanks to a four-pitch arsenal and an aggressive approach (he pounds the strike zone with regularity).
Flaws: Injuries have already wreaked havoc with his development, so he must become a healthier and more reliable pitcher in order to maximize output in MLB. Needs more bulk and strength for stamina.
Career Potential: Talented, fragile right-hander with good upside, when healthy.
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