Emerson Martinez

Born: 01/11/1995 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'0''
Weight: 190
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as international free agent (Venezuela), 6/20/2013 (TEX)
Entry Point: J2
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: September 22nd, 2018
Dates Seen: 2x -- April 2018
Level: High A
Affiliate: Down East Wood Ducks
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Medium, muscular, well-built throughout.
Mechanical Notes
Semi-windup delivery; turns back to hitter; fluid operation, clean mechanics, repeats well. Hooked arm circle; slight recoil at finish. High 3/4's slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 40 Middle Relief Moderate
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 55 Plays down as a starter. Projects to be more effective in bullpen role.
Plays down as a starter. Projects to be more effective in bullpen role.
Fastball Velocity 55 60 92-93 90-95 Sits 92-to-93 mph as starter, reaching back for 95 mph when needed. Could scrape 96-to-97 mph in short stints.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Throws downhill w/ angle; late run and sink when low in the zone; flattens out when elevated and can catch bats.
Throws downhill w/ angle; late run and sink when low in the zone; flattens out when elevated and can catch bats.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 50 50 Consistently can angle to the lower-third; shows ability to hit spots on both sides of the plate. Good misses down in the zone and to the fringes.
Consistently can angle to the lower-third; shows ability to hit spots on both sides of the plate. Good misses down in the zone and to the fringes.
Curveball
Curveball 30 30 77 76-80 Shows a true CB to LHH for a second look at his breaking ball. Wrinkle pitch; will be able to scrap if pitching in shorter stints; slows arm and casts a loopy, rolling pitch w/ below-average movement.
Shows a true CB to LHH for a second look at his breaking ball. Wrinkle pitch; will be able to scrap if pitching in shorter stints; slows arm and casts a loopy, rolling pitch w/ below-average movement.
Slider
Slider 45 50 87 86-88 Doesn't use enough in starting role and plays down as a result. Ingredients of swing/miss pitch; power SL w/ flashes of sharp bite and late break. Will improve w/ two-pitch focus in 'pen role.
Doesn't use enough in starting role and plays down as a result. Ingredients of swing/miss pitch; power SL w/ flashes of sharp bite and late break. Will improve w/ two-pitch focus in 'pen role.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 45 45 83 81-85 Fringy but usable third pitch. Uses as go-to secondary first time through the lineup. Short arm-side fade w/ occasional ability to throw at FB arm speed.
Fringy but usable third pitch. Uses as go-to secondary first time through the lineup. Short arm-side fade w/ occasional ability to throw at FB arm speed.
Control
Control 45 50 Hitters sit on his FB as a starter, doesn't pitch away from contact enough to turn lineups over. More success challenging hitters like he does facing lineups once. Keeps FB/SL around the zone consistently.
Hitters sit on his FB as a starter, doesn't pitch away from contact enough to turn lineups over. More success challenging hitters like he does facing lineups once. Keeps FB/SL around the zone consistently.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Below Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Doesn't change speeds well and tires later in outings, profiles better in bullpen role. Ceiling of 7th-inning reliever w/ above-average FB/SL mix.