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This latest scouting report takes an in-depth look at Diamondbacks right-hander Brandon Pfaadt who’s on the cusp of a major league promotion and looks to be a problem throughout the league for years to come.
He is currently number #5 on our 2023 Risers and Shiners rankings list for the Diamondbacks!
Scouting Report Summary Extra:
Last year’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year comes with significant potential, in the video below it shows just how good his control is and how much he trusts his stuff in any count. Combining that with his bulldog mentality, he’ll be one successful starting pitcher. Some interesting numbers on Pfaadt, In 2022, Pfaadt had a 33.2% ground ball rate and showed a 16.5 SwStr% which would’ve been among the best in all of Major League Baseball.
The Diamondbacks have some serious weapons on the horizon and with the combination of Zac Gallen, Ryne Nelson, Drey Jameson, Blake Walston, Brandon Pfaadt and among others, the Diamondbacks appear to be set in solid young pitching for a long time.