6/8/18

Mets 19th Round - RHSP - Tommy Wilson - Cal State Fullerton - *** NEW INFO***

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2018 stats:             19-G, 12-ST, 6-0, 2.72, 82.2-IP,  78-K – Saturday starter to Friday starter Colton Eastman


PG Grade: 8.5 - Tommy Wilson is a 2014 RHP with a 6-3 215 lb. frame from Encino, CA who attends Notre Dame. XL frame, tall athletic build with wide shoulders and hips, good present strength with some remaining projection. Pitches from a three quarter arm slot with a long two-piece arm action. Long take back, good present arm strength, fastball tails to the arm side with sinking action when he stays on top of the baseball. Sat comfortably and consistently in the 84-87 mph range and can get a little more out of his delivery with more direct online mechanics, good tools, clears front side a touch early. Good depth on 12-6 curveball, hint of bite and has a chance to develop into an out pitch as he increases the spin rate on it, changeup features good fading life to keep hitters off balance. Very good student.



***NEW***

Orange County Register –

           Tommy Wilson was a standout pitcher at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame High, posting an ERA of 1.06 with 76 strikeouts in 59-1/3 innings his senior season. But he used his freshman year at St. Mary’s College as a redshirt season, before transferring to L.A. Pierce College.

One could say St. Mary’s loss was a big gain for Cal State Fullerton, which recruited Wilson out of Pierce following a 2017 season there that saw him go 6-4 with an ERA of 2.11 and 104 strikeouts in just 85 innings.

All Wilson has done for the Titans in his junior season is go 6-0 with an ERA of 2.83. He has 78 strikeouts in 82-2/3 innings while making 12 starts, 19 appearances overall.

Although he began the season in the bullpen, Wilson has been the Saturday starter for months now, and he has excelled.

“He’s had a good season,” Titans coach Rick Vanderhook said of Wilson, who will start Game 2 of Cal State Fullerton’s best-of-3 Super Regional series with Washington on Saturday at Goodwin Field. Game 1 is Friday at 11 a.m., with Saturday’s slated for 3:30 p.m. “I mean, if you haven’t lost, it’s always good.

“But he commands the fastball pretty good and he pitches off of it. And that’s good for us.”

1 comments:

Thomas Brennan said...

Will be interesting to see what enhanced mechanics can do to Tommy's fastball velocity.

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