At a time when all the big league clubs were signing some relatively big named free agents, the Cubs signed 28-year-old lefty reliever Locke St. John to a MiLB deal.
Age – 28
Throws – Left
Height – 6-foot-3
Weight – 180
32 round pick 2014 out of South Alabama by the Tigers
While a starter in his early years as a pro, St. John shifted to relieving in 2017. HIs career has been mixed as he adjusts to each level. When he does, the results are excellent.
In 2021, he had a 2.58 ERA in 36 games at Triple-A Toledo. He got in 7 MLB games last year with a 5.40 ERA for the Tigers has now been assigned to Triple-A Iowa.
Here is what he throws:
BP said the following about his talents and projection: