Alex Claudio   Pitcher

       
 
Born: Janury 31, 1992
Birthplace: San Juan, PR
Height: 6-3
Weight: 190
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
   
Drafted: 27th round, 2010 by TEX
How Acquired: Minor league free agent (Aug. 2021)
High School: Isabel Flores (PR)

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First Pro Contract: June 20, 2010 (TEX)
Signing Scout: Frankie Thon
Signing Bonus: $60,000
   
Pro Debut: June 2010 (AZL)
MLB Debut: August 13, 2014 (TEX)
   
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Released (September 2021)
 
 
 
 
 
     
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  Physical Description: Tall & lean. Unlikely to add to frame at this stage of his development.

Mechanics: Sidearm delivery with some decption. Holds the ball behind his body, lots of recoli in windup. Slinging motion, some east-west movement in delivery. Marginal control.

Fastball: Primary pitch is an 84-86 mph sinker with heavy sing. Throws the pitch about 40% of the time - induces swings & misses and groundballs. Fourth pitch is am 85-87 mph four-seamner with armside run.

Slider: 74-77 mph with two plane movement.
  Changeup: 71-74 mph with armside fade and late sink. Induces flyballs.

Career
Notes: Member of 2017 Puerto Rico National Team in the WBC. Traded to Milwaukess in December 2018 for a draft pick. Spent a very short amount of time with the organization in August/September 2021 as AAA depth.

Summation: Emergency up-and-down bullpen arm.

Note: This page will be updated with a complete scouting report after the scouting team has seen the player in person

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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
2010 AZL Rangers Ariz Rk Tex 18 0 1 6.60 12 1 0 15.0 19 11 11 1 1 6 13 1.67 7.80 3.60
  2011 AZL Rangers Ariz Rk Tex 19 4 0 2.13 15 0 1 25.1 20 8 6 1 3 9 29 1.14 10.30 3.20
  2011 Spokane Indians Nwst A- Tex 19 1 0 0.00 1 0 0 3.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 1.00 6.00 3.00
  2012 AZL Rangers Ariz Rk Tex 20 4 0 1.79 14 3 1 45.1 36 11 9 1 1 5 54 0.90 10.72 0.99
  2013 Hickory Crawdads SAL A Tex 21 3 1 1.15 24 0 11 47.0 22 7 6 2 0 7 62 0.62 11.87 1.34
  2013 Frisco RoughRiders Tex AA Tex 21 1 5 2.84 21 0 0 31.2 28 16 10 2 1 11 29 1.23 8.24 3.13
  2014 Myrtle Beach Pelicans Caro A+ Tex 22 4 0 1.09 17 2 4 49.1 38 9 6 2 2 9 56 0.95 10.22 1.64
  2014 Frisco RoughRiders Tex AA Tex 22 2 2 2.17 8 6 0 37.1 31 17 9 1 1 2 22 0.88 5.30 0.48
  2014 Round Rock Express PCL AAA Tex 22 0 1 3.38 2 1 0 5.1 6 2 2 0 0 2 6 1.50 10.13 3.38
  2014 Texas Rangers AL MLB Tex 22 0 0 2.92 15 0 0 12.1 14 4 4 0 0 4 14 1.46 10.22 2.92
  2015 Round Rock Express PCL AAA Tex 23 3 1 2.93 29 0 0 40.0 43 13 13 2 0 7 35 1.25 7.88 1.58
  2015 Texas Rangers AL MLB Tex 23 1 1 2.87 18 0 0 15.2 12 6 5 4 1 6 13 1.15 7.47 3.45
  2016 Round Rock Express PCL AAA Tex 24 0 0 0.55 6 0 1 16.1 7 1 1 0 0 4 8 0.67 4.41 2.20
  2016 Texas Rangers AL MLB Tex 24 4 1 2.79 39 0 0 51.2 55 19 16 2 1 10 34 1.26 5.92 1.74
  2017 Texas Rangers AL MLB Tex 25 4 2 2.50 70 1 11 82.2 71 26 23 5 2 15 56 1.04 6.10 1.63
  2018 Texas Rangers AL MLB Tex 26 4 2 4.48 66 1 1 68.1 91 35 34 4 3 13 41 1.52 5.40 1.71
  2019 Milwaukee Brewers NL MLB Mil 27 2 2 4.06 83 0 0 62.0 57 29 28 8 6 24 44 1.31 6.39 3.48
  2020 Milwaukee Brewers NL MLB Mil 28 0 0 4.26 20 0 1 19.0 18 10 9 2 1 6 15 1.26 7.11 2.84
  2021 Los Angeles Angels AL MLB LAA 29 1 2 5.51 41 0 1 32.2 37 22 20 6 0 15 30 1.59 8.27 4.13
  2021 Worcester Red Sox TAE AAA Bos 29 0 0 6.17 8 2 1 11.2 15 9 8 0 0 3 13 1.54 10.03 2.31
   
     
  Advanced Stats & Splits
   
     
  Awards   SoxProspects.com Awards  
  2012 Arizona League Season-End All-Star
South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week (April 16-22, 2013)
South Atlantic League All-Star (2013)
Carolina League All-Star (2014)
Texas Rangers Pitcher of the Year (2017)
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