If you want to see dominance on the mound, take a trip to Delmarva and watch right-handed reliever Clayton Schrader pitch. How dominant you may ask? How about this:
Stats over his last six outings:
Can anyone smell a promotion? Honestly, we're a little surprised he's still in Delmarva, especially since John Stockstill has been pretty aggressive in moving guys when they are no longer being challenged by a level. Anyone who has only allowed one hit while striking out 26 in his last 13 innings has clearly mastered the level.
Schrader brings mid 90s heat and a knee buckling curve, but also can throw a slider and change on occasion. The 21-year old fought command issues earlier in the year but looks to be hitting on all cylinders now.
Let's get him to Frederick.
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