Dedgar Jimenez

Born: 03/06/1996 (Age: 23)
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 240
Primary Position: LHRP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as international free agent 8/10/12 (BOS)
Entry Point: IFA
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 28th, 2018
Dates Seen: July 28, 2018
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Portland Sea Dogs
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Large frame, overweight w/ soft middle, thick throughout.
Mechanical Notes
Full windup w/ overhead break; well-synced mechanics, strikethrower's delivery w/ repeatable on-line finish. Compact arm-circle, H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 30 45 Swingman High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 40 45 Fringy/playable FB as he fine tunes command. Pitches to contact.
Fringy/playable FB as he fine tunes command. Pitches to contact.
Fastball Velocity 40 40 88-89 88-91 Soft-tossing lefty w/ below-avg velo, relies on command and sequencing.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 45 45 Moderate armside movement.
Moderate armside movement.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 50 Ingredients of future avg command as he learns how to dance around high-level hitters. Works in the lower third.
Ingredients of future avg command as he learns how to dance around high-level hitters. Works in the lower third.
Curveball
Curveball 30 40 74-75 74-77 Soft, loopy curve he wrinkles in to RHH. Stays up in the zone and backs up on him. Projects as no more than mix pitch.
Soft, loopy curve he wrinkles in to RHH. Stays up in the zone and backs up on him. Projects as no more than mix pitch.
Slider
Slider 45 45 79-80 79-82 Moderate tilt w/ fringy depth and sharpness; manipulates grips well, shows lefties a long and sweepy variant w/ tougher slant.
Moderate tilt w/ fringy depth and sharpness; manipulates grips well, shows lefties a long and sweepy variant w/ tougher slant.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 45 80-81 80-83 Gets separation off FB w/ moderate fade action. Can be a playable third pitch if he incorporates it more, needs a distinct third pitch because of light overall stuff.
Gets separation off FB w/ moderate fade action. Can be a playable third pitch if he incorporates it more, needs a distinct third pitch because of light overall stuff.
Control
Control 50 50 Control and pitchability are best attributes. Knows how to pitch, advanced strikethower, keeps different speeds around the plate.
Control and pitchability are best attributes. Knows how to pitch, advanced strikethower, keeps different speeds around the plate.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Plus Plus
Athleticism Below Average Below Average
Pitchability Plus Plus
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Lacks a carry tool for regular ML rotation role, but pitchability and strikethrowing give the ceiling of a swingman that can spot start or pitch from the 'pen. Risk to profile, more of a traditional longman/mopup guy if stuff is too light against big league hitters.