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Avery Short

#25 | LHP | DiamondbacksARI
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Avery Short
Name: Avery Joseph Short
Born: Mar 14, 2001 in Indianapolis, IN
High School: Southport HS, Indianapolis
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: L
  IP ERA WHIP BB/9 SO/9
Career 8 2.25 1.12 2.25 10.12
Drafted in the 12th round (362nd overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2019 (signed for $922,500)
If anyone convinces Short to forgo his commitment to Louisville, it will mean that team is confident there’s more to come from a lefthander with a four-pitch mix. At his best, Short already shows a future plus curveball and a fastball that can touch 92 mph. But he doesn’t show that velocity consistently and has generally been sitting at a below-average 86-89 mph in the lead-up to the draft. Short also throws a developing slider and changeup. The changeup has some promise as it has solid drop near the plate. Scouts have differing opinions on Short’s remaining projection. Some see him as a safe bet to add several ticks to his fastball over the next few years, while others are more inclined to let him enroll at Louisville and check back in a few years to pay him a larger signing bonus if he keeps improving.
Career Statistics
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  • 2021 Game Logs
  • 2021 Splits
  • Spring Training
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