MLB Draft: RHP Drake Fellows, Rd. 6 No. 173 San Diego Padres


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Between June 3 and 5, the annual MLB Draft will be taking place. Every year, there's a number of former and current prospects selected who were born and raised in Illinois. PBR will be following along, posting in-depth player spotlights for each player selected out of the state of Illinois. 

Drake Fellows

Class of 2016 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2016
    Commitment: Vanderbilt
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Joliet Catholic
    State: IL
  • Summer Team: Elite Training
  • Height: 6-5
    Weight: 235lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Scouting Report

4.16.16 - Vanderbilt recruit, currently ranked No. 3 in Illinois’ 2016 class, No. 75 in PBR Draft 100. Athletic 6-foot-5, 205-pound frame, prototypical pitcher’s build, long limbs, proportional strength, plenty of room for continued physical development. Pitched well in his 5.1 innings: struck out eight, walked three, hit one batter, allowed three singles, three runs, none of which were earned. Especially impressive in the first inning, sitting 90-92 (some guns had 93) with arm-side sink, to go along with his trademark 78-82 mph slider that was particularly sharp in the beginning innings. The pitch had late two-plane break and he showed the ability to throw it consistently for strikes and bury it down when he wanted.


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