Daniel Lynch

Born: 11/17/1996 (Age: 22)
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'6''
Weight: 190
Primary Position: LHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Comp Round A (#34 overall), 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft (KCR)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 31st, 2018
Dates Seen: July 31, 2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Lexington Legends
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Tall, narrow and lanky build w/ average width. Surprisingly athletic--quick feet, good pickoff move, fields position well.
Mechanical Notes
Semi-windup; moderate effort at finish as he recoils and falls off-line. Loose and athletic operation, able to make required changes to delivery. Compact arm-circle, whippy 3/4 slot.
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 45 55 Projects to a solid-avg LH fastball. Blend of velo, movement, command.
Projects to a solid-avg LH fastball. Blend of velo, movement, command.
Fastball Velocity 55 55 92-93 92-96 Starts games w/ plus LH velo, t95-96 early before settling in at 92-93.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Lively ball, late ride w/ armside run.
Lively ball, late ride w/ armside run.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 50 Consistently angles down in the zone, though isn't fine to the corners. Athletic enough to adjust delivery and find avg command at maturity.
Consistently angles down in the zone, though isn't fine to the corners. Athletic enough to adjust delivery and find avg command at maturity.
Slider
Slider 45 50 82 81-83 Sharp slider w/ consistent one-plane tilt. Future avg pitch w/ chance to be a tick better if he can get more depth on it.
Sharp slider w/ consistent one-plane tilt. Future avg pitch w/ chance to be a tick better if he can get more depth on it.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 50 84-85 83-86 Shows more to righties, flashes avg at best. Straight changeup grip w/ tumbling sink down in the zone. Overthrows at times, still developing, has tools to bring out avg third speed in time.
Shows more to righties, flashes avg at best. Straight changeup grip w/ tumbling sink down in the zone. Overthrows at times, still developing, has tools to bring out avg third speed in time.
Control
Control 40 50 Quiet competitor, mature mound presence. Consistent strikes w/ FB and SL, shows flashes of CH around the zone. Advanced control, could move quickly to AA.
Quiet competitor, mature mound presence. Consistent strikes w/ FB and SL, shows flashes of CH around the zone. Advanced control, could move quickly to AA.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Plus Plus
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Chance to be a reliable left-handed rotation piece, though recent velocity spike could give fallback in a 'pen role. Threw well down the stretch and could be a riser in 2019.