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RHP Nicholas Judice (Courtesy ULM Athletics)

2023 MLB Draft

Yankees select Nicholas Judice as their 252nd overall pick in the 8th round

The New York Yankees selected another RHP in the 8th round of the MLB Draft, this time it was Nicholas Judice out of the University of Louisiana-Monroe.

Judice has a fastball that can reach up to 100 MPH and has a slider that has some big sweep to it and get be thrown as hard as 88 MPH.

He made 21 appearances with three starts, posting a 3-3 record and two saves with a 3.74 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP over 53 innings, allowing 26 runs, 22 earned, on 45 hits with 15 walks and a team-high 66 strikeouts. Judice also recorded a good K/9 of 11.21 and an above average BB/9 of 2.55.

The Yankees add another tall arm to the system as he is projected as one of the best relief pitchers in the draft class.

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