Low 3/4 right handed pitcher with above average arm speed. Side windup; medium pace. Effort in delivery; some stiffness and slingy arm action; finishes on a stiff front leg and loses release point. Deceptive front side and hides ball.
Indianapolis Indians (AAA, Pirates)
45; No. 5 Starting Pitcher
Tail and sink; average life; more sink when thrown low; sometimes turns over and cuts to glove side. Below average command; but works in and out; throws to both sides of plate. Fastball most effective down.
10-4 shallow depth; varies between slurve and cutting action. Complements FB well; good mix for inducing groundballs. Above average feel and command; pitches with SL.
Sinking change; firm with below average life. Thrown with good arm speed. Fringe average command; inconsistent feel. Not enough velo separation from FB. Clear third offering.
45; No. 5 Starting Pitcher in sinker/slider mold. Some arm strength and sink, but no out pitch, below average command and his offspeed lags behind other pitches.