June 11, 2017

At 6'3", 240 pounds with a 92-95 mph fastball that can touch 97, Romero is Texas-sized, but he comes with big questions about his makeup, having been suspended first in 2016, then for four starts in April due to repeated violations of team rules, and finally kicked off the team just a week after being reinstated. Talent-wise, his slider rates as a plus and his changeup above average. His low three-quarters arm slot and ability to command the heater to both sides of the plate make him tough on both righties and lefties, though whether the performance package outweighs the behavioral question marks is in the eye of the beholder. Worth noting: The Nats have a cozy relationship with his agent, Scott Boras.

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