Jen-Ho Tseng

Born: 10/03/1994 (Age: 24)
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Arm Slot: High 3/4
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as a non-drafted free agent 7/25/13 (CHC)
Entry Point: IFA
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: January 13th, 2016
Dates Seen: 4/28/15 & 9/5/15
Level: High A
Affiliate: Myrtle Beach Pelicans
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Mechanical Notes
Traditional Japanese/Taiwanese mechanics; slight pause at top of leg kick; moderate leg lift with great balance; average arm speed; average command with projection for plus with repetition; hips and shoulders rotate in unison; front side stays closed; stays over front knee well; slight head whack at foot strike; effort in delivery; arm recoil post-release; advanced feel for pitching for his age; polished approach; repeats mechanics with ease.
MLB ETA Future Floor Future Ceiling Realistic Role Risk
2017 40 50 Role 50 - #3/4 SP Moderate
Pitch Present Future Sitting Max Comments
Fastball
Fastball 50 55 90-93 94 Arm-side run; downhill plane; will work all quadrants; deceptive look; will improve with development of overall command.
Arm-side run; downhill plane; will work all quadrants; deceptive look; will improve with development of overall command.
Curveball
Curveball 45 50 75-79 80 11-to-5 shape; tight spin with bite and depth; advanced feel for age; will add/subtract to vary shape and depth; can throw for strike and chase pitch; plays well off FB look; replicates arm speed; will improve with better command.
11-to-5 shape; tight spin with bite and depth; advanced feel for age; will add/subtract to vary shape and depth; can throw for strike and chase pitch; plays well off FB look; replicates arm speed; will improve with better command.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 45 55 80-83 84 Fading action with limited vertical drop; replicates arm speed; moderate depth; plays well off of FB; can get firm; will flatten out up in the zone; will improve with advances in command and ability to throw for strike/chase pitch consistently.
Fading action with limited vertical drop; replicates arm speed; moderate depth; plays well off of FB; can get firm; will flatten out up in the zone; will improve with advances in command and ability to throw for strike/chase pitch consistently.
Overall Summary
Traditional Japanese/Taiwanese pitcher; three-pitch mix, consistent delivery; advanced feel and pitchability for age; average present command with projection for more; Role 40: #5 SP/swingman with Role 50: #3/4 SP ceiling.