Round 8, No. 223 overall: Sean Sullivan, RHP, University of California
Notable skill: None of Sullivan’s pitches are seen as lights-out, but his mix is deep and effective. The right-hander has a fastball, curveball, slider and changeup, and with average control, he’s able to locate and confuse batters with those varying looks.
Fun fact: Sullivan took only one plate appearance in his college career. In 2019, he had to hit for himself when the designated hitter filled in at catcher after Cal’s starter was ejected. He worked a 2-2 count and hit a home run.
Quotable: “I think I am pretty athletic,” Sullivan told the Baseball Prospect Journal. “That is where I get most of my velocity, by being athletic. It’s just huge for me.”
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