Alex Faedo

Born: 11/12/1995 (Age: 23)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 230
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd., (#18th overall), 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft (DET)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 22nd, 2018
Dates Seen: July 22, 2018
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Erie SeaWolves
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Tall, broad/square shoulders. Similar to John Lackey.
Mechanical Notes
Unathletic semi-windup; has deception and hides the ball, but exposes shoulder and has injury flags; able to repeat enough to fill the zone; shoulder tilt through drive, inverted-w arm-circle, 3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2019 45 50 Backend Starter Moderate
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 50 50 Sinkerballer w/ enough movement and command to offset fringy velo.
Sinkerballer w/ enough movement and command to offset fringy velo.
Fastball Velocity 45 45 89-90 87-91 Throws all 2sm fastballs and trades velo for movement.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 55 55 Sinker grip and 3/4 slot give natural above-avg sink and dive action.
Sinker grip and 3/4 slot give natural above-avg sink and dive action.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 50 55 Consistent strikes to lower-third, pounds the armside of the plate.
Consistent strikes to lower-third, pounds the armside of the plate.
Slider
Slider 45 50 83-84 82-85 Short cutter-like bite that's sharp but lacks depth. Fringy present pitch that can get to average w/ more ability to change planes.
Short cutter-like bite that's sharp but lacks depth. Fringy present pitch that can get to average w/ more ability to change planes.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 50 50 82-83 81-85 Circle-CH w/ good sell; same tunnel as FB w/ armspeed, late dive action. Primary off-speed pitch.
Circle-CH w/ good sell; same tunnel as FB w/ armspeed, late dive action. Primary off-speed pitch.
Control
Control 50 55 Ahead of hitters all day, good ability to establish strike one, throws all three pitches for strikes. Advanced control, throws strikes like a veteran.
Ahead of hitters all day, good ability to establish strike one, throws all three pitches for strikes. Advanced control, throws strikes like a veteran.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Below Average Below Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
High floor/low ceiling type, close to ML ready. Stuff won't miss bats or be impactful, but safe bet to reach back-rotation profile.