Hector Perez

Born: 06/06/1996 (Age: 22)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 190
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as international free agent July 7, 2014 (HOU)
Entry Point: J2
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: September 6th, 2018
Dates Seen: 2x--April/September 2018
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: New Hampshire Fisher Cats
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Tall w/ wiry and athletic build. Broad shoulders, V-torso, strong through the hips. Athlete, quick feet, coordinated.
Mechanical Notes
Upbeat, abbreviated windup, starts side-saddle; x-tall leg kick, very exaggerated upper-half extension after release. Clean, compact, full arm circle;l quick OT slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 30 50 Setup Relief High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 55 Above-avg FB as command improves, less pressure on location if he’s in the ‘pen.
Above-avg FB as command improves, less pressure on location if he’s in the ‘pen.
Fastball Velocity 55 60 92-93 90-95 Settles in at 92-to-93 mph as a starter w/ frequent scrapes of 94-to-95 mph. Has touched high-90s in short stints before.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 4sm FB, more ride and giddyup than lateral movement.
4sm FB, more ride and giddyup than lateral movement.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 45 Control over command type, relies on velocity.
Control over command type, relies on velocity.
Curveball
Curveball 40 40 79 78-80 Mixes a true CB currently in a starter's role, a wrinkle second-look breaking ball.
Mixes a true CB currently in a starter's role, a wrinkle second-look breaking ball.
Slider
Slider 50 60 84-85 82-86 Best pitch, big league SL right now, separator. Tunnels well off FB, shows late, sharp bite w/ two-plane depth at best. Confident, throws to RHH/LHH. Plus pitch playing off aired-out FB in relief role.
Best pitch, big league SL right now, separator. Tunnels well off FB, shows late, sharp bite w/ two-plane depth at best. Confident, throws to RHH/LHH. Plus pitch playing off aired-out FB in relief role.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 45 84 83-85 Shows more to LHH, iffy third pitch. Throws w/ FB armspeed and gets long fade. Floats at times, rarely for a strike. Fringy, will need to develop in order to start.
Shows more to LHH, iffy third pitch. Throws w/ FB armspeed and gets long fade. Floats at times, rarely for a strike. Fringy, will need to develop in order to start.
Control
Control 40 45 Too many free passes right now. Needs to throw more strikes to remain a starter. Less pressure on control facing lineups once.
Too many free passes right now. Needs to throw more strikes to remain a starter. Less pressure on control facing lineups once.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Plus Plus
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Plus
Overall Summary
Best-case ceiling of backend starter, but questionable control and pitchability could bump him from the rotation. Think he's more impactful as a dominant multi-inning 'pen piece, where FB ticks up to high-90s and SL is a true weapon.