Brady Puckett

Born: 07/31/1995 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 220
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 15th Rd., 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft (MIA)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: September 27th, 2018
Dates Seen: 2x -- May, September 2018
Level: Instructs
Affiliate: Marlins Instructs
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
X-tall, medium width; long arms/legs; built like Chris Volstad (CWS).
Mechanical Notes
Slow-paced semi-windup; tall leg kick, strong back-leg drive; clean finishes down the mound, repeats well for his size, slight off-line finish after release. Long, full arm-swing; H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2019 P 40 Long Relief Moderate
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 45 Fringy velocity w/ downhill angle and command.
Fringy velocity w/ downhill angle and command.
Fastball Velocity 40 45 89-90 89-93 Velo was down in the high-80s during instructs, likely tired after a heavy workload this year. 90-93 when he's fresh.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 45 45 XXL frame allows steep natural angle. Limited lateral movement.
XXL frame allows steep natural angle. Limited lateral movement.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 50 50 Pounds the zone and can spot to the lower-third. Hit hard when elevated.
Pounds the zone and can spot to the lower-third. Hit hard when elevated.
Curveball
Curveball 50 50 77 76-79 Tight spin w/ consistent 11-to-5 shape and two-plane depth. Best pitch, big league curveball.
Tight spin w/ consistent 11-to-5 shape and two-plane depth. Best pitch, big league curveball.
Slider
Slider 40 45 85 84-87 Cut-like slider w/ short, late, one-plane tilt, shows mostly to RHH for second look at breaking ball. Will improve a half-grade w/ more reps. Didn't show it during instructs look.
Cut-like slider w/ short, late, one-plane tilt, shows mostly to RHH for second look at breaking ball. Will improve a half-grade w/ more reps. Didn't show it during instructs look.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 40 86-87 85-88 Less feel for CH than other pitches. Overthrown and often speeds up bats. Not enough third pitch to turn over lineups.
Less feel for CH than other pitches. Overthrown and often speeds up bats. Not enough third pitch to turn over lineups.
Control
Control 50 55 Ability to limit walks is best attribute. Reliable strikethrower w/ different speeds who won't beat himself.
Ability to limit walks is best attribute. Reliable strikethrower w/ different speeds who won't beat himself.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Lacks a carry pitch to turn over ML lineups as a regular starter. Strikethrowing ability of 2-3 pitch mix gives ceiling of long reliever. Polished high floor/low ceiling type that is close to a finished product.