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 High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 50 Fringy FB in starting role that will play avg in relief.
Fringy FB in starting role that will play avg in relief.
Fastball Velocity 50 55 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 45 45 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 Loopy, rolling pitch he shows to LHH in starting role. Will drop it if he moves to relief.
Loopy, rolling pitch he shows to LHH in starting role. Will drop it if he moves to relief.
Slider
Slider 45 50 87 86-88 Doesn't use enough in starting role and plays down as a result. Ingredients of effective big league breaking ball; power SL w/ flashes of sharp bite and late break.
Doesn't use enough in starting role and plays down as a result. Ingredients of effective big league breaking ball; power SL w/ flashes of sharp bite and late break.
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 Throws a lot of strikes but hitters sit on FB as a starter. Keeps FB/SL around the zone enough for control to play true avg in 'pen.
Throws a lot of strikes but hitters sit on FB as a starter. Keeps FB/SL around the zone enough for control to play true avg in 'pen.
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. Can see FB/SL playing up in short stints, ceiling up ML middle reliever.