RHP Taylor Dollard drafted by Seattle Mariners in fifth round of 2020 MLB Draft

Former Crespi pitcher Taylor Dollard was selected in the fifth round of the 2020 MLB Draft by the Seattle Mariners.

Dollard had a dominant career at Cal Poly, finishing with a career record of 9-0 with a 2.43 ERA and 121 strikeouts across 111.1 innings. In 2020, he had a 1.67 ERA in four appearances before the season was cut off.

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What they’re saying:

His fastball sits 88-92 mph, but it plays up with deception and command and gets more swings and misses than expected. He gets ahead of hitters with his fastball and finishes them with his slider, an above-average to plus pitch that draws swings and misses and projects to be an out pitch at higher levels. He has a usable curveball he can drop in for a strike at any time and a changeup that has a chance to be average with further development.” –Baseball America, via the Santa Maria Times


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