Jackson Kowar

Born: 08/04/1996 (Age: 22)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'5''
Weight: 180
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Comp Round A (#33 overall), 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft (KCR)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: August 17th, 2018
Dates Seen: August 17, 2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Lexington Legends
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Tall w/ lean, lanky frame. Trim v-torso, long legs. Built like Rick Porcello.
Mechanical Notes
Uptempo semi-windup, low-maintenance w/ repeatable on-line finish. Fast, whippy 3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 55 Mid-Rotation Starter High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 50 60 Plus FB as command develops, mid-90s w/ lively run he can hold into games.
Plus FB as command develops, mid-90s w/ lively run he can hold into games.
Fastball Velocity 60 60 93-94 92-97 Holds 93-94 into starts, 95-96 in the back pocket. Touched 97 on best bolts.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 55 Downhill plane w/ flashes of above-avg armside run down in the zone.
Downhill plane w/ flashes of above-avg armside run down in the zone.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 50 Around the plate w/ FB, looser command within it. Signs of future avg in-zone location in best sequences.
Around the plate w/ FB, looser command within it. Signs of future avg in-zone location in best sequences.
Curveball
Curveball 45 55 75-76 74-78 Fringy CB right now that flashes sharp action and tough slant to righties at best. 10-to-4 tilt that's sweepy across the zone, spinner that stays up when 3/4 slot drops under it.
Fringy CB right now that flashes sharp action and tough slant to righties at best. 10-to-4 tilt that's sweepy across the zone, spinner that stays up when 3/4 slot drops under it.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 50 55 84-85 83-87 Sells w/ FB armspeed and keeps from the same tunnel. Straight changeup grip w/ late tumble and sink, good drop before the plate. Advanced pitch w/ above-avg potential.
Sells w/ FB armspeed and keeps from the same tunnel. Straight changeup grip w/ late tumble and sink, good drop before the plate. Advanced pitch w/ above-avg potential.
Control
Control 40 50 Strikes w/ FB, struggled to land off-speed in the zone and use before two strikes. CH is go-to secondary. Clean delivery can find avg control w/ more development.
Strikes w/ FB, struggled to land off-speed in the zone and use before two strikes. CH is go-to secondary. Clean delivery can find avg control w/ more development.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Ceiling of a mid-rotation starter if the curveball develops into an above-avg pitch. Profiles as a high-floor backend type if not. Polished and could move quickly, think he could compete in Double-A by some time next year.