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
2021 P 50 Backend Starter High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 55 Could finish w/ above-avg FB; mid-90s w/ movement.
Could finish w/ above-avg FB; mid-90s w/ movement.
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 50 Downhill plane w/ occasional angle+run action.
Downhill plane w/ occasional angle+run action.
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 40 50 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 45 55 84-85 83-87 Best off-speed pitch, sells w/ FB armspeed from same tunnel. Consistent late fade+drop at the plate. Advanced pitch w/ chance to be a bat-misser.
Best off-speed pitch, sells w/ FB armspeed from same tunnel. Consistent late fade+drop at the plate. Advanced pitch w/ chance to be a bat-misser.
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
Polished college arm that could move quickly through the system and reach Double-A by 2019. High-floor prospect with #4/#5 SP upside.