Braxton Garrett

Born: 08/05/1997 (Age: 22)
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Arm Slot: Over the top
Height: 6'3''
Weight: 190
Primary Position: LHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd. (#7 overall), 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft (MIA)
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: May 26th, 2019
Dates Seen: May 22, 2019
Level: High A
Affiliate: Jupiter Hammerheads
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Medium frame w/ avg build. Good flexibility and body control w/ avg overall athleticism.
Mechanical Notes
Picturesque mechanics, extremely sound delivery. Simple SWU w/ clean, on-line finish; quiet landing w/ minimal effort; in-line arm circle into fluid H3/4-OT stroke. Starter look, allows him to pound the zone.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2021 P 50 Mid-Rotation Starter High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 50 50 Command and pitchability play up average velo.
Command and pitchability play up average velo.
Fastball Velocity 50 50 92 91-94 Easy low-90s w/ touches of 93-94. Spots it well enough to have success w/ avg velo.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 OT slot creates natural angle but limits lateral movement.
OT slot creates natural angle but limits lateral movement.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 50 Pounds zone w/ FB, advanced command for age and pro experience. Consistent lower-third strikes w/ spots to both sides.
Pounds zone w/ FB, advanced command for age and pro experience. Consistent lower-third strikes w/ spots to both sides.
Curveball
Curveball 50 60 80 79-83 Best pitch and separator; big league CB right now w/ power and action to finish plus. Confident and goes to it often, effective to both RHH/LHH.
Best pitch and separator; big league CB right now w/ power and action to finish plus. Confident and goes to it often, effective to both RHH/LHH.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 50 86 85-87 Keeps at armspeed w/ good tunnel, but too firm and lacks movement. Occasional late action and general feel to pitch allow projection to future avg.
Keeps at armspeed w/ good tunnel, but too firm and lacks movement. Occasional late action and general feel to pitch allow projection to future avg.
Control
Control 45 50 Expands zone for strikeouts and runs up high pitch counts at times, but shows ingredients of solid control. Stays around the plate w/ all pitches.
Expands zone for strikeouts and runs up high pitch counts at times, but shows ingredients of solid control. Stays around the plate w/ all pitches.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Plus Plus
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Plus
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Bouncing back from TJ surgery w/ enthusing aplomb, though injury history and proximity add risk. Mix of stuff, polish, and pitchability give ceiling of solid mid-rotation SP option.