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Oakland Athletics AL West
Paul Blackburn • #58 • P
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'1", 196 lbs.
Born:Dec 4, 1993 (28 yrs) in Antioch, CA
Hometown:Brentwood, CA
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by Chicago Cubs in 2012 (1/56).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Seattle in 2016.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Displays very good command of his solid arsenal: fastball, curveball and changeup. His curveball might be his go-to delivery. Does a good job of keeping the ball down in the strike zone.
Flaws: Lacks a dominant strikeout pitch for Major League Baseball, which could limit his level of success at the highest level. Injuries and a lack of stamina are also potential problems for him.
Career Potential: Solid right-hander with some upside.
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