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Clay, Sam

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Clay, Sam

Team: Chattanooga Lookouts
Pos: RP
Bats: L
Throws: L
DoB: 1993-06-23
2016: A+, A
2015: A, Rk
Acquired: Draft
Acquisition Details: 2014 4th Rd
Bonus: $400,000
Hometown: Buford, GA
2016 Stohs Prospect Handbook Profile: In high school in Buford, Georgia, he won four letters (and three state championships) in football. He was also a three-time letter winner in baseball. he went to Georgia Tech and in 2014, he went 4-1 with a 1.26 ERA. In 57 innings, he walked 29 and struck out 64. The Twins took him in the fourth round of the draft and he signed quickly and went to Elizabethton. He gave up 16 runs in his first ten innings, but then ended the season with 16 scoreless innings. At 6-2 and 190 pounds, Clay throws in the low-90s as a starter. Out of the bullpen, he can reach to 96. He has a good slow curve ball in the upper-70s but also throws a slider. He can be tough on left-handers.
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