Jhon Romero

Born: 01/17/1995 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 5'10''
Weight: 195
Primary Position: RHRP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as international free agent, 5/13/2015 (CHC); Traded to WSH 7/31/2018
Entry Point: J2
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: August 13th, 2018
Dates Seen: August 2, 2018
Level: High A
Affiliate: Potomac Nationals
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Short w/ thick-bodied muscle and strong features. Similar to Kelvin Herrera (WSH).
Mechanical Notes
Simple stretch-only delivery, repeats well, on-line finish, moderate overall effort. Compact, in-line arm-circle. H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2019 P 45 Middle Relief High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 55 55 Throws strikes w/ lively mid-90s fastball.
Throws strikes w/ lively mid-90s fastball.
Fastball Velocity 55 55 94 92-96 Consistent mid-90s, reaches back for 95-96 when he needs it.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 55 55 Heavy ball, above-avg late run when down in the zone.
Heavy ball, above-avg late run when down in the zone.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 45 Attacks the zone well for a RP but scattered within it. Has the stuff to pitch over the plate.
Attacks the zone well for a RP but scattered within it. Has the stuff to pitch over the plate.
Slider
Slider 50 50 84 83-86 Tight mid-80s SL w/ sharp, short dart. Consistent action, effective complement to FB.
Tight mid-80s SL w/ sharp, short dart. Consistent action, effective complement to FB.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 45 50 84 83-87 Firm split-like CH, flashes short late dive at best. Solid third pitch w/ more development.
Firm split-like CH, flashes short late dive at best. Solid third pitch w/ more development.
Control
Control 45 50 Consistent strikes w/ full pitch mix, gets ahead w/ FB and keeps SL and CH around the zone. Playable control right now that will be future avg as he adjusts to high-level hitters. Competes, intense mound presence, makes hitters work at his pace.
Consistent strikes w/ full pitch mix, gets ahead w/ FB and keeps SL and CH around the zone. Playable control right now that will be future avg as he adjusts to high-level hitters. Competes, intense mound presence, makes hitters work at his pace.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Fits middle relief profile at ML level. High-floor prospect who is close to ML ready and could contribute quickly.