March 3, 1995
San Felipe, CA
Minor league free agent (Jan. 2021)
College: Newberry (SC)
Scouting Scratch (7.21.2021)
Description: Filled out right-hander with a mature frame. No
Mechanics: Throws from a
three-quarters arm slot. Starts on the first base side of the rubber.
Medium leg kick. Stiff delivery. Arm hook behind. Rocks back at his peak
and then drop and drive as he comes forward. Inconsistent release point.
Fastball: 93-95 mph. Heavy fastball, generates a lot
of weak contact on the ground. Potential above-average offering.
Cutter: 88-90 mph. Short, horizontal break. Potential
Changeup: 80-83 mph. Good
separation from fastball. Pitch shows late fade. Potential average
Slider: 83-84 mph. Hasnít incorporated
often in outings scouted in 2021.
Notes: Signed as an undrafted free agent by Oakland for a $500
bonus out of D2 Newburry College in 2017. Has been released by the A's,
Angels, and Rays organizations, despite passable numbers over his minor
league career. Had elbow surgery in 2019. Was back throwing off a mound in
Summation: Solid organizational
reliever. Ceiling of an emergency depth arm. Fastball/changeup both
project to at least average offerings. Cutter is a wild card and
improvement with that pitch could change the projection.