Jose Hernandez

Born: 05/01/1995 (Age: 23)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'0''
Weight: 180
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as international free agent, 3/9/2015 (HOU)
Entry Point: J2
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 26th, 2018
Dates Seen: July 26, 2018
Level: High A
Affiliate: Buies Creek Astros
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Not tall, but has broad and durable frame.
Mechanical Notes
Low-maintenance semi-windup allows good control. Simple operation, on-line finish, repeats well. Compact arm-circle w/ H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 45 Swingman High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 50 Playable but fringy fastball, relies on movement and command.
Playable but fringy fastball, relies on movement and command.
Fastball Velocity 50 50 91 90-94 Settles in the low-90s, touches 93-94 at best.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Consistent run to all parts of the zone.
Consistent run to all parts of the zone.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 50 Advanced command for A-Ball, low strikes to both sides. Creeps up in the zone some as outings progress. Command projects to finish avg.
Advanced command for A-Ball, low strikes to both sides. Creeps up in the zone some as outings progress. Command projects to finish avg.
Curveball
Curveball 50 50 78-79 78-80 Advanced breaking ball for level, consistent depth and 11-to-5 shape. Avg pitch right now.
Advanced breaking ball for level, consistent depth and 11-to-5 shape. Avg pitch right now.
Slider
Slider 45 45 85 83-86 Mixes short cutter/slider type pitch to righties for another look.
Mixes short cutter/slider type pitch to righties for another look.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 45 50 83-84 83-85 Moderate fade action, can throw at armspeed, shows more to LHH.
Moderate fade action, can throw at armspeed, shows more to LHH.
Control
Control 45 50 Polished strikethrower, consistently around the zone, off-speed for strikes. Can challenge hitters in A-Ball more than he'll be able to at ML level.
Polished strikethrower, consistently around the zone, off-speed for strikes. Can challenge hitters in A-Ball more than he'll be able to at ML level.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Plus Plus
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Plus
Mound Presence Average Plus
Overall Summary
Ceiling of swingman/spot-starter at ML level. Interesting candidate to be multi-inning "opener" type first time through the order. Risk to profile: older guy who dominated A-Ball last year, will need to prove his approach plays against high-minors competition.