The Book on Archie Bradley
Prospect Info and Scouting Report
Archie Bradley / RHP, ARZ
Broken Arrow, OK, USA
School: Oklahoma HS (OK)
6 | 8/1/2014
ScoutingBook Combine Ranking (9/16/2014): #12
MLB.com/MiLB.com Season Preview: #5
Scout.com/FOX Sports: #7
Minor League Ball (Sickels): Unranked or n/a
Baseball America 2014: #9
Baseball Prospectus: #9
Total professional at-bats: .
Total professional innings pitched: .
The classic all-promise righthander, Arizona's Archie Bradley is a potentially-outstanding pitcher who's only a changeup short of a major league career very, very soon. Of course, that's the pitching equivalent of a hitter who can handle everything except a curve ball, so this youngster's future will depend mighty heavily on how many MPH he can subtract when called upon to do so. If he stumbles, his big fastball and plus curve should still serve his team well in relief, but we won't know for another year or so which road he'll be taking.
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News and Notes
3/11/2014 by KDaddy
With Bronson Arroyo sidelined by a bulging disk, Archie Bradley may land an opening day rotation spot, according to SI's Tom Verducci's parsing of Arizona GM Kevin Towers. Bradley's certainly looking sharp: the 21 year old righthander has allowed only three hits and hasn't given up a run in two appearances, striking out nine batters in six innings of early work.
5/26/2013 by KDaddy
Archie Bradley, who was bumped up to AA to begin the month of May, ranks second in the combined Minor Leagues with 68 strikeouts. Since moving to the Southern League mark, his ERA has been 0.90.