Physical Description: Average,
proportional frame with minimal remaining projection.
from a three-quarters arm slot. High-effort delivery. Quick leg
kick and gets low coming forward. Long arm action behind before
he whips his arm forward. Extremely quick arm. Opens chest
towards the plate while arm drags behind. Lands on-line to the
plate before falling off to the first base side. Deception comes
from off-putting delivery.
96-98 mph. Pitch shows life and can be thrown up in the zone.
Really jumps on hitters. Command and control need refinement.
Potential plus-plus offering.
84-86 mph. 10-to-4 shape with depth and bite. True
swing-and-miss pitch with major league out pitch potential with
development. Elite spin rate that has been recorded at over 3000
rpm consistently. Potential plus offering with improved
Changeup: Third pitch used on occasion with
late, arm-side movement. Did not throw in outing scouted in
2021. Added the pitch after turning pro.
Notes: Grew up in Methuen, Massachusetts, grew up a Red
Sox fan and starred at Methuen High before becoming the closer
at UConn. Pitched for Bourne in the 2018 Cape Cod League, where
he was named the co-recipient of the John Claffey New England
Top Prospect Award and was named a CCBL All-Star. Was acquired
late in the 2020 season, so club did not have him report to the
Alternate Training Site. Participated in the 2020 Fall
Potential middle reliever. Ceiling of a late-inning reliever.
True relief profile with the potential for a standout
fastball/slider combination. Has potential for two plus pitches,
and his unique delivery gives hitters a very different look on
the mound. Command and control need refinement in order to reach
his potential. Very intense on the mound, always competes.