David Peterson

Born: 09/04/1995 (Age: 24)
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Arm Slot: 3/4
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 240
Primary Position: LHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd. (#20 Overall), 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft (NYM)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: May 20th, 2019
Dates Seen: 2x -- May 2019
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Binghamton Rumble Ponies
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
XL frame w/ durable build meant to eat innings. Avg athlete.
Mechanical Notes
Repeats SWU well w/ strong lines to the plate. Plunged arm-circle that's floppy on the backside w/ moderate wrist hook, but pitches through it. Low-maintenance 3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 30 50 Mid-Rotation Starter High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 50 Induces weak contact, consistently ahead in counts, control/command help avg velo play.
Induces weak contact, consistently ahead in counts, control/command help avg velo play.
Fastball Velocity 50 50 91-92 89-93 Won't overpower but holds consistent low-90s w/ frame to maintain velo over grind of a pro season.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Changes looks at his FB w/ veteran's feel; mixes 4sm, 2sm, and short cut-like variant. Height gives natural angle.
Changes looks at his FB w/ veteran's feel; mixes 4sm, 2sm, and short cut-like variant. Height gives natural angle.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 50 Consistent strikes w/ signs of developed command. Spots best to armside but flashes sequences w/ gloveside targets.
Consistent strikes w/ signs of developed command. Spots best to armside but flashes sequences w/ gloveside targets.
Curveball
Curveball 40 45 76-77 75-78 Wrinkles true CB later in outings for second look. Saw more in past viewings than this look. Projects as effective mix.
Wrinkles true CB later in outings for second look. Saw more in past viewings than this look. Projects as effective mix.
Slider
Slider 45 50 81-82 80-83 Used to both LHH/RHH, long slant across the zone w/ moderate depth. Projects as a solid ML breaker but lacks the sharpness to miss bats.
Used to both LHH/RHH, long slant across the zone w/ moderate depth. Projects as a solid ML breaker but lacks the sharpness to miss bats.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 50 81-82 81-84 Shows more to RHH, thrown at armspeed w/ separation and moderate fade. Developing pitch w/ look of future avg offering.
Shows more to RHH, thrown at armspeed w/ separation and moderate fade. Developing pitch w/ look of future avg offering.
Control
Control 45 55 Mixes speeds w/ a gameplan vs. both RHH/LHH. Pours FB over the plate; strikes w/ breaking stuff; CH is mostly a chase pitch but can project up on ability to locate it. Future above-avg control that ties together mix of avg stuff.
Mixes speeds w/ a gameplan vs. both RHH/LHH. Pours FB over the plate; strikes w/ breaking stuff; CH is mostly a chase pitch but can project up on ability to locate it. Future above-avg control that ties together mix of avg stuff.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Plus Plus
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Ceiling of workhorse #4 SP, a potential innings-eater w/ above-avg control over deep mix of avg pitches. Floor is more attractive than ceiling but can move quickly and has the appeal of relative safety.