C.D. Pelham

Born: 02/21/1995 (Age: 24)
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'6''
Weight: 235
Primary Position: LHRP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 33rd Rd., 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft (TEX)
Entry Point: 2 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: April 24th, 2018
Dates Seen: 2x -- April 2018
Level: High A
Affiliate: Down East Wood Ducks
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On 40-Man Roster: Yes
Physical Description
XL frame w/ broad, physical strength throughout; long limbs, athletic build.
Mechanical Notes
Stretch-only delivery; loose, easy, athletic operation; deliberate and lacks deception, hitters get good look. Fluid 3/4's arm slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 40 Middle Relief High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 55 Velocity bails out limited location, allows FB to project above-avg in 'pen role.
Velocity bails out limited location, allows FB to project above-avg in 'pen role.
Fastball Velocity 70 70 97 95-99 Double-plus LH velo from imposing frame.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Downhill angle when he works low in the zone. Natural extension gets it on hitters quickly. Flattens when elevated.
Downhill angle when he works low in the zone. Natural extension gets it on hitters quickly. Flattens when elevated.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 30 40 Occasional ability to hit a spot w/ FB, but mostly rears back and throws.
Occasional ability to hit a spot w/ FB, but mostly rears back and throws.
Slider
Slider 40 45 85 84-87 Cut-like SL w/ hard, one-plane tilt at upper end of velo range. Sweepier when he slows arm and casts it in low-80s. Projects as playable pitch, not a true bat-misser.
Cut-like SL w/ hard, one-plane tilt at upper end of velo range. Sweepier when he slows arm and casts it in low-80s. Projects as playable pitch, not a true bat-misser.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 30 40 82 81-83 Mostly a crude pitch that floats over the plate and speeds up bats. Flashed a few that bottomed out to RHH. Has delivery and loose arm to improve slightly w/ more reps.
Mostly a crude pitch that floats over the plate and speeds up bats. Flashed a few that bottomed out to RHH. Has delivery and loose arm to improve slightly w/ more reps.
Control
Control 30 40 FB-heavy approach, crude secondary that's rarely for strikes. Lack of control holds back stuff from playing up.
FB-heavy approach, crude secondary that's rarely for strikes. Lack of control holds back stuff from playing up.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Average
Athleticism Plus Plus
Pitchability Below Average Below Average
Mound Presence Below Average Average
Overall Summary
Extremely physical, athletic LH-RP w/ huge velocity. Lack of control/command or secondary pitch likely prevents him from pitching leverage innings. Middle relief candidate.