Austin Cox

Born: 03/28/1997 (Age: 24)
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Arm Slot: High 3/4
Height: 6'4''
Weight: 185
Primary Position: LHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 5th Rd., 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft (KCR)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: April 24th, 2019
Dates Seen: April 19, 2019
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Lexington Legends
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Large, full-bodied frame. Durable build, thick throughout.
Mechanical Notes
Overhead pump before starting into SWU delivery. Low-maintenance operation w/ starter look; clean finish, quality extension, allows control and command. Compact, in-line arm-circle, H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2021 P 45 Backend Starter High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 50 Future avg FB at ML level, will rely on control/command.
Future avg FB at ML level, will rely on control/command.
Fastball Velocity 50 50 91-92 88-94 Low-90s w/ 93-94 in his back pocket. Cut-type wrinkle at 89-91.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 45 50 Mixes 4sm FB w/ occasional cutter. Fairly straight overall and relies on location. Projecting to avg as he develops the cutter.
Mixes 4sm FB w/ occasional cutter. Fairly straight overall and relies on location. Projecting to avg as he develops the cutter.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 50 Very advanced command for level/pro experience. Consistent ability to spot low and to both sides. Will keep improving w/ continued development.
Very advanced command for level/pro experience. Consistent ability to spot low and to both sides. Will keep improving w/ continued development.
Curveball
Curveball 45 50 78-79 78-80 Good velo and shape to it; consistent depth, shapely overall pitch; usable ML breaking ball right now that projects future avg.
Good velo and shape to it; consistent depth, shapely overall pitch; usable ML breaking ball right now that projects future avg.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 45 78-79 78-80 Showed more to RHH. Improving feel, flashes of future big league pitch. Throws at armspeed w/ occasional long armside run.
Showed more to RHH. Improving feel, flashes of future big league pitch. Throws at armspeed w/ occasional long armside run.
Control
Control 45 50 FB/CB two main pitches, lands both in the zone. Polished strikethrower w/ focused, composed mound presence. Works quick, all business.
FB/CB two main pitches, lands both in the zone. Polished strikethrower w/ focused, composed mound presence. Works quick, all business.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Plus Plus
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Durable, strikethrowing LHP w/ deep mix of usable pitches. Fits back-rotation profile, potential #5 SP for a contender who eats innings w/ fair stuff. Polished pitchability can get him to AA/AAA quickly.