Zach Bryant Greenville Drive Pitcher

       
 
Age: 23
Born: June 5, 1998
Birthplace: Daytona Beach, FL
Height: 6-1
Weight: 200
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
   
Drafted: 15th round, 2019 by CHC
How Acquired: Acquired from CHC for Josh Osich (Feb. 2011)
College: Jacksonville
High School: Spruce Creek (FL)
   

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First Pro Contract: June 21, 2019 (CHC)
Signing Scout: Tom Clark
Signing Bonus: $125,000
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2022
MLFA Eligible: November 2025
   
Pro Debut: July 5, 2019 (AZL Cubs)
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut: -
Service Time (1/21): 0 days
Options Remaining: 3 (0 used)
Contract (2021): MiLB contract
   
Twitter: @zbry34
Instagram: @zbry34

 
 
 
 
 
     
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  Physical Description: Right-hander with a muscular frame. No remaining projection.

Mechanics: Throws from a three-quarters arm slot. Starts on the first base side of the rubber. Delivery has effort. Starts with a wide base. Lot of moving parts in delivery. Quick, live arm. Long arm action behind. Deception in delivery.

Fastball: 92-94 mph. Tops out at 96 mph. Pitch jumps on batters who do not seem to get a good look at it. High spin rate and shows swing-and-miss potential. Pitch has late, rising action; has shown the ability to pitch with it up in the zone. Command and control need work, as does consistency from outing to outing. Potential plus offering.

Slider: 84-86 mph. Long, 10-to-4 break, generally. Shape will vary as he adds or subtracts velocity. Will drop arm slot and get on the side of the pitch too often. Potential average offering.

  Career Notes: Grew up a Red Sox fan. Entered college at 240 pounds, but lost a lot of weight and now is extremely muscular, getting into fitness enough that he maintains a personal fitness account on social media. Pitched first two seasons at Daytona Beach Community College. Acquired from the Cubs as the PTBNL from the Josh Osich trade.

Summation: Potential priority organizational reliever. Ceiling of an MLB middle-reliever. Has a pretty wide gap between what he projects as right now and his ceiling. Fastball has significant major league potential, possessing many of the traits teams look for. Hitters have a lot of trouble picking it up. Has shown the ability to throw it up in the zone. Secondary offerings lag behind and development of his slider will determine his long-term potential. Slider needs refinement and improved consistency, as it does not have the bat-missing ability of his fastball and is not a pitch hitters need to worry about right now. Intriguing player to get in the pitching development system and work with.


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    Pitching Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l era g gs sv ip h r er hr hbp bb so whip k/9 bb/9
2017 Daytona Beach CC MidFL NJCAA --- 19 3 2 3.98 24 0 1 31.2 31 19 14 2 0 19 35 1.58 9.95 5.40
  2018 Daytona Beach CC MidFL NJCAA --- 20 6 5 4.34 21 1 2 56.0 57 30 27 2 0 17 59 1.32 9.48 2.73
  2019 Jacksonville AtlSun NCAA --- 21 3 2 3.48 28 0 12 31.0 20 14 12 0 0 19 44 1.26 12.77 5.52
  2019 AZL Cubs 2 Ariz Rk ChC 21 1 0 1.13 5 0 1 8.0 4 2 1 0 0 4 11 1.00 12.38 4.50
  2019 Eugene Emeralds Nwst A- ChC 21 0 1 1.35 7 0 1 13.1 13 3 2 0 2 4 13 1.28 8.78 2.70
  2020 Season Cancelled --- --- ChC 22 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
   
     
    2021 Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l era g gs sv ip h r er hr hbp bb so whip k/9 bb/9
2021 Greenville HAE A+ Bos 23     stats                            
   
     
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  Awards   SoxProspects.com Awards  
  All Atlantic Sun Second Team (2019)
Red Sox Minor League Relief Pitcher of the Month (July 2021)
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