Colton Hock

Born: 03/15/1996 (Age: 22)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 220
Primary Position: RHRP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 4th Rd., 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft (MIA)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: September 24th, 2018
Dates Seen: 3x -- April, May, June 2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Greensboro Grasshoppers
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Large frame; well-proportioned w/ long arms and legs. Similar to Kevin Gausman (RHP, Orioles).
Mechanical Notes
Semi-windup delivery, tall leg-kick w/ closed landing. Effort in finish; tilts to clear arm and lands hard w/ thwack in upper-half. High 3/4's slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 45 Setup Relief High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 55 Plus arm-strength w/ iffy in-zone location. Needs velo to pitch w/ his command.
Plus arm-strength w/ iffy in-zone location. Needs velo to pitch w/ his command.
Fastball Velocity 55 55 93-94 91-96 Sits at a lively 93-to-94 mph; touches 95-to-96 mph at best.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 55 Heavy ball w/ consistent run action to arm side. Especially tough when he throws downhill.
Heavy ball w/ consistent run action to arm side. Especially tough when he throws downhill.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 40 Spray command, occasionally paints low/outside corner but inconsistent ability to locate within the zone. Upper/lower halves not synced well in delivery.
Spray command, occasionally paints low/outside corner but inconsistent ability to locate within the zone. Upper/lower halves not synced well in delivery.
Curveball
Curveball 50 55 81 79-83 Separator and best pitch; power spin w/ sharp bite and down action; 11-to-5 shape.
Separator and best pitch; power spin w/ sharp bite and down action; 11-to-5 shape.
Control
Control 40 45 A-Ball hitters don't make him pay for falling behind in counts like they will at higher levels. Needs to land FB for more early-count strikes, CB only acts as a chase pitch at present.
A-Ball hitters don't make him pay for falling behind in counts like they will at higher levels. Needs to land FB for more early-count strikes, CB only acts as a chase pitch at present.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Below Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Advanced two-pitch mix, has gone between rotation and bullpen as a pro but would move more quickly in relief role. Ceiling of setup reliever, FB/CB both have above-avg potential. Will be relegated to a FV 40 middle relief role if he can't cut down the walks.