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Follow the Prospects: Ben Braymer, LHP
« Topic Start: November 20, 2019, 02:27:50 PM »
Full Name: Benjamin Jon Braymer
Age: 25 (April 28, 1994)
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, LA
Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 215
Draft: Round 18 (2016, WSH)
School: Auburn

Starting pitching prospect.

Stats:
http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?player_id=664069#/career/R/pitching/2019/ALL

2019:
- Harrisburg: 13 starts, 79 IP, 2.51 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, 69Ks, 21BBs :D
- Fresno: 13 starts, 60 IP, 7.20 ERA, 1.93 WHIP, 47Ks, 35 BBs :(

2019 Eastern League Mid-Season All Star

2018 AFL:
- 19 10 IP, 5.40 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 5BB, 13Ks

Nationals Arms Race: http://www.nationalsarmrace.com/?tag=ben-braymer

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Ben Braymer, 2016 18th rounder LHP starting pitcher who is one of the best draft picks (in terms of value vis-a-vis draft position) the team has had this decade.  He has now risen to AAA’s rotation … where he proceeded to get shelled thsi year (7.20 ERA in 13 starts).  Hard to tell if that’s the level or the PCL; i’m going to go latter since he maintained sub 3.00 ERAs at most of his stops as he ascended the minors.  I think its worth protecting a home grown lefty starter who they drafted and paid a paltry $100k signing bonus for.

Curlyw: https://curlyw.mlblogs.com/nationals-select-the-contract-of-ben-braymer-4968b15f91e5

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Braymer, 25, led Washington’s Minor League system with 26 starts, ranked third with 139.0 innings pitched and sixth with 116 strikeouts in his fourth professional season in 2019. Between Double-A Harrisburg and Triple-A Fresno, he went 4–10 with a 4.53 ERA.

The 6-foot-2, 220-pound left-hander started the 2019 season with the Harrisburg Senators where he went 4–4 with a 2.51 ERA (22 ER/79.0 IP) and 69 strikeouts in 13 starts. He allowed two earned runs or fewer in 11 of those 13 outings. He held opposing batters to a .190 batting average (56-for-294) with just seven home runs, including just two homers across his final eight Eastern League starts.

On June 26, Braymer was promoted to Triple-A Fresno and went 0–6 with a 7.20 ERA (48 ER/60.0 IP) in 13 starts. He capped his 2019 campaign in strong fashion, posting a 3.43 ERA (8 ER/21.0 IP) and recording 17 strikeouts in his last four starts of the season.

Braymer was Washington’s 2018 Minor League co-Pitcher of the Year leading Washington’s Minor League system with a 2.28 ERA while going 9–3 with two saves in 28 games (11 starts) between Single-A Hagerstown and Single-A Potomac. He struck out 118 batters — third-most in Washington’s system — in 114.2 innings pitched. Opposing batters hit .219 against him, including a .174 average by left-handed batters along the way.

Selected in the 18th round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft out of Auburn (AL) University, Braymer is 18–17 with a 3.64 ERA and 8.9 strikeouts per 9.0 innings across 75 professional games (52 starts) since joining the organization in 2016.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Ben Braymer, LHP
« Reply #1: November 20, 2019, 04:57:59 PM »
Not the pitcher transaction I was hoping to read about today . . .