Jose Espada Minors  |  Pitcher

     
 

Age: 23
Born: February 22, 1997
Ponce, PR
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: 5th round, 2015 by TOR
How Acquired: Rule 5 Draft, Minor Leage Phase (Dec. 2019)
High School: Jose Collazo Colon (PR)

Photo © Kelly O'Connor

Scouting Report: Mid-sized athletic frame without much projection.  Three-quarter arm slot, easy motion without much noise. Fastball sits 89-92 mph. Solid command. Also throws a changeup and a curveball. Very good defensive skills for a pitcher.

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

 
   
    Career Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l % era g gs sv ip h r er hr bb so whip k/bb k/9
  2015 GCL Blue Jays GCL Rk Tor 18 0 2 0.000 3.41 10 7 0 34.0 25 15 13 3 8 31 0.96 3.88 8.13
  2016 Bluefield App Rk Tor 19 3 4 0.429 4.92 12 10 1 53.0 54 34 29 6 12 32 1.25 2.67 5.43
  2017 Vancouver Nwst A- Tor 20 1 3 0.250 5.14 13 10 0 49.0 46 31 28 5 15 51 1.24 3.40 9.37
  2018 Vancouver Nwst A- Tor 21 3 7 0.300 4.88 13 13 0 59.0 50 36 32 5 26 70 1.29 2.69 10.68
  2019 GCL Blue Jays GCL Rk Tor 22 0 0 --- 0.00 4 2 0 4.0 1 0 0 0 2 4 0.75 2.00 9.00
  2019 Lansing Midw A Tor 22 0 0 --- 4.70 6 0 0 7.2 7 5 4 2 1 9 1.04 9.00 10.57
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: ESS-pah-dah
First Pro Contract:
June 15, 2015 by Matt O'Brien (TOR)
Signing Bonus: $330,000
MiLB Debut: June 26, 2015 (GCL Blue Jays)
MLFA Eligible: November 2021
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2020
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
-
MLB Service Time (through 2019):
-
Options Remaining
: 3 (0 used)
Contract (2020): MiLB Contract
Trade Restrictions
: Rule 5 Draftee
     
  Awards
Northwest League Pitcher of the Week (Aug. 29 - Sept. 4, 2017)
Northwest League Pitcher of the Week (July 23-29, 2018)
SoxProspects.com Awards
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