Chad Sobotka

Chad Sobotka

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Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 7"/225 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Sarasota, Florida
College: South Carolina Upstate
Draft: 2014 4th round by the
  • After three-plus weeks on the road, they can finally say it: Play ball from Marlins Park
    Miami Herald

    After three-plus weeks on the road, they can finally say it: Play ball from Marlins Park

    The players soaked in the moment Friday as they took batting practice swings on their home field against first-base coach Billy Hatcher and assistant hitting coach Robert Rodriguez. In a few hours, Pablo Lopez will throw out the first pitch, the Miami Marlins will test out Marlins Park’s new synthetic grass surface and adjusted outfield dimensions, and a three-game series between the top two teams in the National League East will commence.

  • Minus Foltynewicz and Newcomb, the Braves' future dims
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Minus Foltynewicz and Newcomb, the Braves' future dims

    His slider, his best pitch when he’s at his best, averaged 87.21 in 2018; it was down to 79.92 before this year’s DFA’ing. Newcomb’s fastball is almost exactly where it was in 2018, but his strikeout rate is at a career low. When big arms that apparently aren’t sore arms go bad, the knee-jerk response is to blame the pitching coach.

  • Examining Nick Markakis' place in Braves history
    Talking Chop

    Examining Nick Markakis' place in Braves history

    However, when it comes to his production when he makes contact, the numbers are not as favorable for Markakis. His . OPS is 25th in the aforementioned group.