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Marlins Prospect Watch: Future Closer Tommy Eveld

Marlins prospect Tommy Eveld is a six-foot-five, 195 lb. right-handed reliever and a native of Corals Springs, FL. Born on this date 26 years ago, Eveld played two seasons of Division I ball for the South Florida Bulls. In 2016, he posted a 2.21 ERA over 53 innings, striking out 67.

After that performance, the Arizona Diamondbacks chose Eveld in the ninth round of the draft that year, and sent him to the Short-season-A Hillsboro Hops in the Northwest League. Eveld responded well to his first look at professional hitting, pitching to a 1.