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Josh Fleming

LHP
Tampa Bay Rays Tampa Bay Rays
Josh Fleming
Name: Joshua Randol Fleming
Born: May 18, 1996 in Columbia, IL
Four-Year College: Webster (Mo.)
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 210 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: L
  IP ERA WHIP BB/9 SO/9
Career 32.1 2.78 1.08 1.95 6.96
2020 32.1 2.78 1.08 1.95 6.96
Drafted in the 5th round (139th overall) by the Tampa Bay Rays in 2017 (signed for $272,500)
Fleming should become the first Gorlock to ever hear his name called in the baseball draft. He is an athletic lefthander with a clean delivery, above-average control and command for his age. Fleming's fastball velocity often is fringe-average, as he sits 88-90 mph and touches 93-94 at his best. But he's dominated non-scholarship Division III, leading the country with a 0.67 ERA and 0.71 WHIP and with a relatively fresh arm, and there's hope that there is more velocity to come. The lefty can spot his fastball armside and gloveside and he knows how to change a hitter's eye level. His average changeup has plenty of deception, but it's pretty straight. It generates more weak contact than swings and misses. The 6-foot, 180-pounder also throws a slurvy below-average breaking ball that needs more bite. Fleming did miss much of his sophomore season with a sprained UCL in his left elbow, but he told the Webster (Mo.) Journal that a platelet rich plasma injection helped the ligament heal.
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