24-Year-Old Pitcher – Washington Nationals
2013 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
Solis made impressive strides in his pro debut two years ago, including an uptick in velocity from his NCAA days, but after losing all of 2012 to Tommy John surgery he will need to prove himself all o...
Sammy Solis Contract Information:
Signed a contract with the Nationals in August 2010 that includes a $1 million signing bonus.
Solis (elbow) threw a 60-pitch bullpen session Friday, Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports.
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Washington Nationals Roster
MajorsBernadina, Roger (OF)
AAAAbad, Fernando (P)
AABarrett, Aaron (P)
A+Dykstra, Cutter (2B)
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Solis spent all of 2011 at Low-A and High-A where he posted above-average peripherals (8.65 K/9IP and 2.14 BB/9IP) along with a 3.26 ERA. The left-hander throws from a three-quarter angle featuring a 91-93 mph fastball with a good curveball and strong change-up. His command is major league ready, but he needs to show that he can get more swings and misses. Solis experienced elbow pain in spring training and it was determined that he needed Tommy John surgery. He'll miss the entire 2012 season, as a result.
The Nationals accumulated an awesome amount of long-term potential in last year's draft in the form of Bryce Harper and AJ Cole, but Solis is likely to be the first member of the class to reach the majors. An extremely polished college lefty, his large frame doesn't generate huge velocity but he touches 93 mph with his fastball and can put it exactly where he wants it. Add in a very good changeup and Solis just needs to refine his breaking pitches a little more before he'll be knocking on the door of the big league rotation. He won't be an ace, but he should be able to munch innings with the best of them.