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Dylan Cease

22-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago White Sox

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Cease is entering his age-22 season, has never pitched above Low-A and has never logged more than 93.1 innings in a season. Yet, his stuff is some of the filthiest in the minors. The 6-foot-2 righty s...

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LEAGUE: A+    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 175   DOB: 12/28/1995   DRAFTED: 6th Rd   

May 2, 2018  –  Dylan Cease News

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Cease tossed seven shutout innings while striking out 12 Tuesday for High-A Winston-Salem against Lynchburg. He allowed two hits and zero walks.

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Dylan Cease Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2015 19 R MES 11 8 0 24.0 12 7 0 25 16 1 2 0 0 0 2.63 1.17
2016 20 A EUG 12 12 0 44.2 27 11 1 66 25 2 0 0 0 0 2.22 1.18
2017 21 A KAN 9 9 0 41.2 35 18 1 52 18 0 8 0 0 0 3.89 1.29
2017 21 A SOU 9 13 0 51.2 39 16 2 74 26 1 2 0 0 0 2.79 1.27
2018 22 A WIN 13 13 0 71.2 52 23 5 82 28 9 2 0 0 0 2.89 1.12

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Dylan Cease Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
Jun. 14 Wilmington 8.0 5 2 2 0 2 4 1 1 0 W 0 2.25 0.88
Jun. 9 Carolina 6.0 3 3 3 3 0 9 1 0 0 W 0 4.50 0.50
Jun. 3 Carolina 6.0 1 1 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 W 0 1.50 0.50
May. 29 MyrtleBeach 4.0 5 2 2 0 4 7 0 0 0 - 0 4.50 2.25
May. 24 BuiesCreek 7.0 4 1 1 0 2 9 0 0 0 W 0 1.29 0.86
May. 18 DownEast 6.0 2 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 W 0 0.00 0.67
May. 11 DownEast 2.0 9 8 7 0 2 0 0 1 0 L 0 31.50 5.50
May. 6 BuiesCreek 6.0 8 2 1 0 2 6 0 0 0 W 0 1.50 1.67
May. 1 Lynchburg 7.0 2 0 0 0 0 12 0 1 0 W 0 0.00 0.29
Apr. 25 Lynchburg 3.0 4 3 0 0 6 6 0 1 0 - 0 0.00 3.33
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 7.0 IP/G
14.0 8 5 5 3 2 13 2 1 0 2-0 0 3.21 0.71
Last 30 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 6.2 IP/G
31.0 18 9 9 4 10 34 2 1 0 4-0 0 2.61 0.90
Last 60 Days
10 Games:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
55.0 43 22 17 4 22 64 2 4 0 7-1 0 2.78 1.18
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Dylan Cease Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2015 19 R MES 11 8 24.0 9.38 6.00 1.56 0.00 75% 2.63 3.37 .219
2016 20 A EUG 12 12 44.2 13.44 5.09 2.64 0.20 80.4% 2.22 2.34 .307
2017 21 A KAN 9 9 41.2 11.36 3.93 2.89 0.22 67.3% 3.89 2.37 .346
2017 21 A SOU 9 13 51.2 13.01 4.57 2.85 0.35 77.8% 2.79 2.46 .345
2018 22 A WIN 13 13 71.2 10.37 3.54 2.93 0.63 76% 2.89 3.12 .284

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Dylan Cease: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cease was assigned to minor-league camp Wednesday, Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Cease allowed one hit and two walks while striking out four over two innings in Monday's game against the Athletics, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Cease (shoulder) tossed 1.1 frames in his spring debut Wednesday. He allowed a hit and struck out one.

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Cease (shoulder) was seen throwing breaking balls Tuesday, James Fegan of The Athletic Chicago reports.

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Cease (shoulder) has been invited to the White Sox's major-league camp this spring, James Fegan of The Athletic Chicago reports.

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Cease was scratched from his playoff start for Low-A Kannapolis on Tuesday due to shoulder fatigue, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Cease, 21, has a 4.29 ERA and 49:17 K:BB in 35.2 innings at Low-A Kannapolis since being traded to the White Sox.

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Cease was traded to the White Sox on Thursday as a part of the deal that sent Jose Quintana to the Cubs.

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Cease (ankle) gave up one run and struck out four across two innings in his return from the disabled list Sunday with Low-A South Bend.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

The minor leagues are lighter on high probability impact talent than they have been in recent years, so this may be a good time to gamble on a player with extreme upside and extreme risk. Cease fits the bill. He has the potential for two monster pitches, yet his fringe-average changeup, below-average control and significant durability concerns should scare off most risk-averse owners. Prospect aficionados are aware of his fastball that sits in the upper-90s and can touch 101 mph with some armside run. He also features a potentially plus curveball that can be devastating when hitters sit on his heater. However, his to-do list for 2017 is long and arduous. Atop that list is improving his command and control after walking 13.7 percent of short-season batters. Cease, who underwent Tommy John surgery after the Cubs drafted him in the fourth round of the 2014 draft, also needs to build up his workload and show more feel for his changeup. His potential outcomes range from frontline starter to high-leverage reliever. This is a very exciting young arm.

2016

A sixth-round pick in 2014, Cease made his pro debut last year for the rookie-level Cubs after missing 2014 following Tommy John surgery. With 25 strikeouts and a .145 BAA in 24 innings, he holds some promise. However, he walked 16 and hit two more, so he has a long way to go. He's still just 20 though, so he has time and the Cubs will be patient with him. Cease has a very high ceiling (he can touch 100 mph), but he's a risk given his prior elbow problems and control issues. However, that frontline upside makes him someone worth gambling on in dynasty leagues that roster 200 prospects. He may not make it to a full-season league in 2016, but the training wheels should come off in 2017, at which point he could start cruising up the organizational ladder.