Jake Elliott

Born: 03/22/1995 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 230
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 15th Rd., 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft (CWS)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: August 21st, 2018
Dates Seen: 2x — June 19/August 21, 2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Kannapolis Intimidators
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
X-tall, broad and durable build, limited athlete.
Mechanical Notes
Stretch only, strong backside drive, on-line finish, repeats. Compact arm-circle, hides in the back, H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2019 30 30 4A Up/Down Type Low
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 45 Sinker w/ below-avg velocity, plays fringy because he fills the zone.
Sinker w/ below-avg velocity, plays fringy because he fills the zone.
Fastball Velocity 45 45 89-90 89-93 T92-93 at best, settles in 89-90.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Height and tall slot give steep angle. Moderate run.
Height and tall slot give steep angle. Moderate run.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 45 Aggressive over the plate, more control than command, lacks the raw stuff to get away w/ pitching in the middle-third.
Aggressive over the plate, more control than command, lacks the raw stuff to get away w/ pitching in the middle-third.
Curveball
Curveball 40 40 77 74-78 Flips over a below-avg slurve w/ three-quarters break. Spinner, CB/SL hybrid.
Flips over a below-avg slurve w/ three-quarters break. Spinner, CB/SL hybrid.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 40 78 77-81 Slows arm and guides a floaty CH that lacks movement. Stays up in the zone, hit hard when over the plate.
Slows arm and guides a floaty CH that lacks movement. Stays up in the zone, hit hard when over the plate.
Control
Control 50 50 Pounds the zone w/ FB, consistently ahead, competes and keeps team in the game. Will need to nibble more at higher levels and won't be able to establish FB like he can in A-Ball.
Pounds the zone w/ FB, consistently ahead, competes and keeps team in the game. Will need to nibble more at higher levels and won't be able to establish FB like he can in A-Ball.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Below Average Below Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Workhorse who fills the zone w/ fringy stuff and pitches to contact. Lacks carry tool to carve out full-time ML role. Looks ready for AA, polished and could move to high minors quickly. Upper-org depth, 4A type, could fill in the big leagues as a mopup guy.