Joel Cesar

Born: 01/26/1996 (Age: 23)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 5'11''
Weight: 190
Primary Position: RHRP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as international free agent, 10/30/2015 (PIT)
Entry Point: J2
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 3rd, 2018
Dates Seen: 2x -- June 1, 2018; July 1, 2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: West Virginia Power
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Medium frame, broad/muscular build, barrel chest and strong lower half.
Mechanical Notes
Max effort from the stretch only. Disruptive mechanics hinder consistency of stuff and control/command.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2023 10 30 4A Up/Down Type Extreme
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 40 45 Above-avg velo could be playable w/ more ability to get ahead in counts.
Above-avg velo could be playable w/ more ability to get ahead in counts.
Fastball Velocity 55 55 93-94 92-95 Sits mid-90s ad can touch 95 often.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Heavy ball, moderate armside run.
Heavy ball, moderate armside run.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 30 30 No real in-zone command to speak of. Rears back and lets it fly.
No real in-zone command to speak of. Rears back and lets it fly.
Slider
Slider 40 45 86 85-88 High-80s power slider flashes big league quality at best, though mechanics give issue executing the pitch consistently.
High-80s power slider flashes big league quality at best, though mechanics give issue executing the pitch consistently.
Control
Control 30 30 Wild and often behind in counts without much ability to project forward on strikethrowing.
Wild and often behind in counts without much ability to project forward on strikethrowing.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Below Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Below Average Below Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Two playable pitches (FB, SL) could get him a cup of coffee in the big leagues. Lack of control adds extreme risk, could flame out in mid-minors because he doesn't throw enough strikes. Marginal prospect.