Brandon Bailey

Born: 10/19/1994 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 5'10''
Weight: 175
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: RHRP
Acquisition Period: 6th Rd., 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft (OAK); Traded to HOU 11/20/2017
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 26th, 2018
Dates Seen: July 26, 2018
Level: High A
Affiliate: Buies Creek Astros
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Short w/ avg build. Undersized.
Mechanical Notes
Simple semi-windup, clean and repeatable w/ on-line finish. Compact arm-action, H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 40 Long Relief High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 40 45 Finesse pitcher, relies on command and off-speed pitches to speed up fastball.
Finesse pitcher, relies on command and off-speed pitches to speed up fastball.
Fastball Velocity 40 40 89 87-90 Sits in the high-80s. Mixes cutter at 86-88.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 45 50 Modest run to the low/armside part of the zone. Wrinkles cutters to righties. Fairly true overall FB, can get to avg movement w/ more emphasis on the cutter.
Modest run to the low/armside part of the zone. Wrinkles cutters to righties. Fairly true overall FB, can get to avg movement w/ more emphasis on the cutter.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 50 Low strikes to both sides in best sequences. Limited velo gives FB no margin for location mistakes. Command projects AVG as he acclimates to high-level bats.
Low strikes to both sides in best sequences. Limited velo gives FB no margin for location mistakes. Command projects AVG as he acclimates to high-level bats.
Curveball
Curveball 50 50 75-76 74-77 Big league breaking ball, best pitch. Tight rotation, consistent bite and 11-to-5 depth.
Big league breaking ball, best pitch. Tight rotation, consistent bite and 11-to-5 depth.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 45 50 82-83 82-85 Straight changeup grip w/ moderate fade action. Good tunnel, same slot as FB w/ late show. Occasionally floats without finish, but projects as effective third pitch.
Straight changeup grip w/ moderate fade action. Good tunnel, same slot as FB w/ late show. Occasionally floats without finish, but projects as effective third pitch.
Control
Control 50 50 Polished strikethrower, around the plate w/ all pitches. Plus pitchability, has a plan, knows he has to throw junk to speed up the fastball.
Polished strikethrower, around the plate w/ all pitches. Plus pitchability, has a plan, knows he has to throw junk to speed up the fastball.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Plus Plus
Athleticism Below Average Below Average
Pitchability Plus Plus
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Pitchability and control give ceiling of long reliever or multi-inning middleman. Risk to profile, if stuff is too short he's more of a 4A/high-minors depth piece.