Chandler Shepherd Pawtucket Red Sox  |  Pitcher

     
 

Age: 24
Born: August 25, 1992
Louisa, KY
Height: 6-2
Weight: 210
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: 13th round, 2014 ;
41st round, 2011 by Chicago (AL)
How Acquired: Draft
College: Kentucky
High School: Lawrence County HS (KY)

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Physical Description: Solid pitcher’s frame with minimal remaining projection. Good athlete.

Mechanics: High three-quarters arm slot. Arm action works. Loose arm. Simple delivery, but struggles to repeat it at times.

Fastball: 91-93 mph. Tops out at 95 mph. Late movement and life. Can locate to both sides of the plate. Advanced control, average command of offering.

Slider: 81-84 mph. 10-to-4 movement. Shows depth and late bite. Can bury down in the zone to miss bats. Potential above-average offering.

Changeup: Mid-80s. Pitch bottoms out to the glove side, but is on the firm side. Average potential.

Career Notes: Came into 2014 as a potential top-100 draft pick following an excellent showing in the Cape Cod League in 2013. Began that season as a starter, but he suffered a forearm laceration on his pitching arm which caused him to miss three weeks and forced him back to the bullpen.

Summation: Potential middle reliever. Lacks velocity and plus secondary offering to profile in late-inning role. Will pound the strike zone with his fastball and can miss bats with slider.

 
   
  Pitching Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l % era g gs sv ip h r er hr bb so whip k/bb k/9
  2012 Kentucky NCAA Coll --- 19 3 1 0.750 3.83 18 9 1 56.3 60 28 24 2 16 33 1.35 2.06 5.27
  2013 Kentucky NCAA Coll --- 20 5 0 1.000 2.77 26 1 0 55.3 50 22 17 3 17 39 1.21 2.29 6.34
  2014 Kentucky NCAA Coll --- 21 5 5 0.500 3.66 16 9 1 76.3 86 44 31 3 24 56 1.44 2.33 6.60
  2014 Lowell NYPL A Bos 21 4 3 0.571 4.05 16 1   33.3 33 18 15 3 8 35 1.23 4.38 9.45
  2015 Greenville SAL A Bos 22 3 0 1.000 1.23 7 0 1 14.7 16 5 2 1 3 16 1.30 5.33 9.82
  2015 Salem Car A+ Bos 22 0 2 0.000 3.61 28 0 6 52.3 48 23 21 1 7 46 1.05 6.57 7.91
  2015 Scottsdale AFL Fall Bos 22 1 1 0.500 3.97 9 0 1 11.3 5 5 5 2 6 16 0.97 2.67 12.71
  2016 Portland East AA Bos 23 1 1 0.500 1.80 22 0 6 30.0 14 8 6 3 10 39 0.80 3.90 11.70
  2016 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 23     stats                            
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: ---
First Pro Contract:
June 13, 2014 by John Pyle
Signing Bonus: $90,000
MiLB Debut: June 24, 2014 (Lowell)
MLFA Eligible: November 2020
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2017
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
-
MLB Service Time (through 2015):
-
Options Remaining
: 3 (0 used)
Contract (2016): MiLB contract
Trade Restrictions
: -
     
  Awards
2012 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League Pitcher of the Year
2012 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League All-Star
2013 Cape Cod League All-Star
Red Sox Minor League Relief Pitcher of the Month (August 2015)
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