Jio Orozco

Born: 08/15/1997 (Age: 22)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 210
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 14th Rd., 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft (SEA)
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: September 23rd, 2018
Dates Seen: May 18, 2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Charleston RiverDogs
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Medium frame, thick throughout, soft mid-section; good strength but will need to maintain body.
Mechanical Notes
Slow-pace semi-windup, moderate effort at finish that pulls him off-line at times; closed landing w/ hooked arm behind body, noisy whack and recoil after H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2022 P 45 Swingman High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 40 50 Chance for avg FB as control/command refine.
Chance for avg FB as control/command refine.
Fastball Velocity 50 50 91-92 90-94 Settles in at 91-92; reaches back for 93-94 when he needs it.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 4sm FB w/ heavy overall life; occasional cut action when he's working low, think he should focus on developing that movement more.
4sm FB w/ heavy overall life; occasional cut action when he's working low, think he should focus on developing that movement more.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 45 FB around the zone w/ more control than true command; frequently in middle-third and got hit when he came over the plate.
FB around the zone w/ more control than true command; frequently in middle-third and got hit when he came over the plate.
Curveball
Curveball 40 45 75-76 75-78 CB flashes tight bite at times, but lengthy arm-action detracts from consistency. Projects as a fringy/workable pitch.
CB flashes tight bite at times, but lengthy arm-action detracts from consistency. Projects as a fringy/workable pitch.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 50 50 81 80-83 Great feel for CH, best pitch and separator. Makes A-Ball hitters look bad. Sells at armspeed w/ solid separation and fade action.
Great feel for CH, best pitch and separator. Makes A-Ball hitters look bad. Sells at armspeed w/ solid separation and fade action.
Control
Control 40 50 Shows signs of future avg control with pitchability in best sequences; ability to mix three pitches is advanced for his age; able to speed up his FB by pitching backwards.
Shows signs of future avg control with pitchability in best sequences; ability to mix three pitches is advanced for his age; able to speed up his FB by pitching backwards.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Don't see carry pitch for regular rotation role. Profiles as a swingman type starter; could sneak into the 5-spot of a lesser rotation, but fits best as longman/spot-starter on contending club.