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Grant Holmes | Starting Pitcher

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (19) / 3/22/1996
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 216
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Dodgers prospect RHP Grant Holmes struck out four batters over four scoreless innings on Thursday for Low-A Great Lakes.
He allowed just two hits in the outing but also walked five. Holmes has been outstanding this year in his full-season debut at Great Lakes, pitching to a 2.94 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 5.3 BB/9 and 11.8 K/9 in 64 1/3 innings (15 starts). The 19-year-old right-hander has been particularly sharp of late, with 13 scoreless frames and 17 strikeouts over his last three starts. Holmes has confirmed this season that he has the pure stuff to be an impact starter, but it’s also clear that his control and command will need time to develop. Jul 9 - 2:52 PM

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Dodgers right-handed pitching prospect Grant Holmes struck out five over five shutout innings, scattering two hits and one walk for rookie-level Ogden on Wednesday.

Holmes primarily employs a low-to-mid-90s fastball and a power curveball that is already above-average to shut down batters. His first start was rough, but his bounceback outing from Wednesday is a great sign. The Pioneer League is one of the most hitter-friendly leagues in professional baseball, and he could have inflated statistics as a result. Holmes' third pitch, a change-up, is the definition of a work in progress. He rarely threw his change-up before turning pro, and he will need a lot of work before he has a chance to reach the major leagues.
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 09:23:00 AM

Dodgers prospect RHP Grant Holmes has allowed just one hit and struck out nine batters through first six innings of his professional career.

Holmes, the No. 22 overall pick in the 2014 draft, has dominated in both outings for the Rookie-level Dodgers of the Arizona League. The 18-year-old right-hander struck out five batters in two hitless innings in his professional debut and then followed it with four more strikeouts over four one-hit innings his next time out. If Holmes develops as expected, then it might not be long until he's viewed as one of the biggest steals of this year's draft.
Wed, Jul 16, 2014 10:09:00 AM

Dodgers signed first-round pick RHP Grant Holmes.

The deal is pending a physical. He's expected to receive above the allotted slot bonus for the No. 22 pick of $1.9805 million. A high school right-hander, Holmes has a fastball that already touches the upper-90s. He could be special if he can find some secondary pitches to go with the heater.
Mon, Jun 16, 2014 08:40:00 PM

High school right-hander Grant Holmes was selected by the Dodgers 22nd overall in the 2014 draft.

Holmes is a right-hander with a top-notch fastball in the high-90s. He doesn't have a whole lot to go with it yet, but he'll continue to polish up his curveball and changeup in the pros.
Thu, Jun 5, 2014 09:17:00 PM

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2Chase Utley
SS1Jimmy Rollins
3B1Justin Turner
2Alex Guerrero
LF1Andre Ethier
2Carl Crawford
3Scott Van Slyke
CF1Joc Pederson
2Enrique Hernandez
RF1Yasiel Puig
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2Joel Peralta
3J.P. Howell
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5Pedro Baez
6Luis Avilan
7Juan Nicasio
8Jim Johnson
9Yimi Garcia