Johan Quezada

Born: 08/25/1994 (Age: 25)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot: High 3/4
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 255
Primary Position: RHRP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as International Free-Agent September 10th, 2012 (MIN)
Entry Point: J2
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: June 7th, 2019
Dates Seen: May 28, 2019
Level: High A
Affiliate: Ft. Myers Miracle
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
XXL frame w/ long levers and NBA size; gives natural velo and angle but might be too big to repeat delivery or throw strikes.
Mechanical Notes
NWU, simple stretch-only mechanics; full arm-circle w/ fairly loose H3/4 stroke; moderate effort through finish w/ balance issues. Stumbles down the mound. Has a hard time repeating delivery, impacting control/command.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 40 Middle Relief Extreme
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 50 55 Inconsistent command and walk totals limit effectiveness of power FB. Would immediately play as an above-avg pitch w/ any gains to control.
Inconsistent command and walk totals limit effectiveness of power FB. Would immediately play as an above-avg pitch w/ any gains to control.
Fastball Velocity 70 70 97 94-100 Power arm that generates velo easily from unique height and slot. Consistent high-90s w/ 99-100 in back pocket.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 55 Steep natural plane from frame and high arm-slot. Best movement when he angles to lower-third and gets sink+run. Could finish w/ above-avg life if mechanics get more consistent.
Steep natural plane from frame and high arm-slot. Best movement when he angles to lower-third and gets sink+run. Could finish w/ above-avg life if mechanics get more consistent.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 30 40 Thrower, sprays the zone, loses control/command for spells when mechanics fall out of whack. Won't ever have to be pinpoint, just needs to throw strikes.
Thrower, sprays the zone, loses control/command for spells when mechanics fall out of whack. Won't ever have to be pinpoint, just needs to throw strikes.
Slider
Slider 40 45 86 83-87 Funky low-spin pitch that varies in power and quality. Flashes usable big league breaking ball at best; long down break w/ odd vertical action. Not a bat-misser but can develop into an effective complement w/ better balance and mechanical repetition.
Funky low-spin pitch that varies in power and quality. Flashes usable big league breaking ball at best; long down break w/ odd vertical action. Not a bat-misser but can develop into an effective complement w/ better balance and mechanical repetition.
Control
Control 30 40 Effectiveness is tied to control, as he dominates any time he throws strikes. Inconsistent ability to find the zone; projecting up as he builds mound time and grows into body, but could always be a fatal flaw. Won't have much ML value unless it improves.
Effectiveness is tied to control, as he dominates any time he throws strikes. Inconsistent ability to find the zone; projecting up as he builds mound time and grows into body, but could always be a fatal flaw. Won't have much ML value unless it improves.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Below Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Lottery ticket type prospect w/ huge frame and velocity. Late bloomer, still growing into his body, could peak in late-20s. Power stuff gives ceiling of ML 'pen piece, though don't think control/command get reliable enough to pitch leverage innings.