What did the Chicago Cubs get from their picks in Rounds 6-10 of the 2023 MLB Draft?

The Cubs had a great draft and their picks from round 6-10 will help in several significant areas of need.
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10th Round Pick- Luis Martinez-Gomez RHP (Junior College)

This is an interesting pick to me because based on the stats I’m not seeing anything that is eye-popping. During his freshman season, he struck out a lot of hitters (69) across 45.2 innings, but it came at the cost of a 6.90 ERA.

This season he went 7-4 with a much improved 2.83 ERA but struck out fewer batters (56) across more innings (63.2). 

He’s not the kind of player that a team drafts because they believe in the frame or body type at 6’2 175 pounds. 

There is a chance that the Cubs liked what they saw when he was playing in the Western Canadian Baseball League as a 19-year-old in 2022 where he struck out 76 batters over 56 innings while holding a 2.25 ERA. 

FiveToolJUCO on Twitter did have a post on May 13th from an especially positive performance out of Martinez-Gomez when he went seven innings and struck out nine while only allowing one run. 

From what I can find his fastball and slider are his two best pitches but he also has a splitter and a changeup that the Cubs will try to work on and see if they can keep him as a starter. If not, the fastball has already shown the ability to get to 96 MPH and if he can tick it up a bit more in shorter stints he could be useful sooner than later out of the pen.

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