Jordan Sheffield

Born: 06/01/1995 (Age: 25)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: RHRP
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd., (#36 Overall), 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft (LAD)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: May 20th, 2018
Dates Seen: 4/22/18
Level: High A
Affiliate: Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Short, stocky, body requires maintenance; moves well off mound.
Mechanical Notes
Semi windup delivery w/ some effort, 3/4's slot, lands semi-closed, clean separation w/ inverted-W strain, late arm with significant spine tilt, pulls offline w/ head whack; loses timing and release point; above-average arm speed, will drop elbow before release.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2019 P 45 Middle Relief Moderate
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 55 55 Arm-side movement and velo enough to miss some bats but not plus due to fringy command.
Arm-side movement and velo enough to miss some bats but not plus due to fringy command.
Fastball Velocity 55 55 93 92-95 Hit 94-to-95 mph early. Projects as above-average velocity out of pen.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 55 55 Arm-side run on inner-half to RHHs; pretty straight to outer half.
Arm-side run on inner-half to RHHs; pretty straight to outer half.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 45 Did not hit spots in zone consistently. Inconsistent delivery; flashed 45 when had delivery timing and execution paired together. Could add some consistency in mechanics in shorter stints.
Did not hit spots in zone consistently. Inconsistent delivery; flashed 45 when had delivery timing and execution paired together. Could add some consistency in mechanics in shorter stints.
Curveball
Curveball 40 50 78 77-79 Used as primary secondary; lacked consistent feel; lost away, down, flashed a few average with 11-to-5 shape and average sharpness. Projects to improve w/ two-pitch focus.
Used as primary secondary; lacked consistent feel; lost away, down, flashed a few average with 11-to-5 shape and average sharpness. Projects to improve w/ two-pitch focus.
Slider
Slider 30 30 87 86-88 Fourth pitch; went to it b/c CB wasn't there in this view. Not in zone, minimal slide.
Fourth pitch; went to it b/c CB wasn't there in this view. Not in zone, minimal slide.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 30 40 84 84-85 Did not throw often; was up or well down and away. There is enough fade enough to get to below-average with increased use.
Did not throw often; was up or well down and away. There is enough fade enough to get to below-average with increased use.
Control
Control 40 45 Was unable to get ahead with the FB; couldn't control at-bats or steal strikes with secondaries. Some improvement expected in shorter stints.
Was unable to get ahead with the FB; couldn't control at-bats or steal strikes with secondaries. Some improvement expected in shorter stints.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Below Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Delivery and quality of secondaries prevents rotation role. Projects as middle reliever; lacks a true put-away, bat-missing pitch.