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November 11, 2011

MLB.com’s Terry Doyle scouting report

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ November 11, 2011 9:00 pm
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MLB.com’s Bernie Pleskoff:

Terry Doyle is a righty in the Chicago White Sox organization.

Doyle presents an interesting starting pitching option for the White Sox. He is a control pitcher with a quick-paced, solid delivery and an ability to manage his game very well. Doyle pitched over two classifications in 2011. He started 11 games at Class A Winston-Salem, where he compiled a 2.84 ERA. Moving to the Double-A Birmingham club in the Southern League, Doyle threw 100 innings over 15 starts. He walked only 22 and struck out 73. His command and control will advance his career. He is the type of pitcher who can be trusted to take his starts at least three times through the lineup.

Doyle throws a low-90s fastball, but his bread and butter appears to be a full repertoire including a very solid slider, a low-80s curve and an effective changeup.

Doyle projects as a back-of-the-rotation starter who can work following a higher-velocity power pitcher. He has the type of delivery and mechanics that could cause the opposition frustration working quickly and changing speeds consistently.

UPDATE: whitesox.com has a 2-minute video of Doyle.

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  1. [...] White Sox today when they selected righty Terry Doyle in the Rule 5 Draft. Doyle seems like another low 90s strike thrower, in the mold of pretty much every other starting pitcher in the organization. He won’t rack up [...]

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