Justin Lawrence

Born: 11/25/1994 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 220
Primary Position: RHRP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 12th Rd., 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft (COL)
Entry Point: JUCO
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: October 25th, 2018
Dates Seen: 2x--October 2018
Level: AFL
Affiliate: Salt River Rafters
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Physical frame, built large and broad throughout.
Mechanical Notes
Deceptive stretch-only: turns away before uncoiling down the mound w/ funky sidearm slot. Long arm-swing and moving parts distract hitter.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2019 40 45 Setup Relief High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 55 60 FB can be a dominant pitch, future plus if he sharpens command.
FB can be a dominant pitch, future plus if he sharpens command.
Fastball Velocity 70 70 97 95-100 Uncomfortable look for hitters, high-90s from low and closed release.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 70 70 Extremely heavy ball w/ plus sink and divebomb action. Flashes incredible movement at times considering his velocity, especially to the armside.
Extremely heavy ball w/ plus sink and divebomb action. Flashes incredible movement at times considering his velocity, especially to the armside.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 45 Extreme FB life and moving parts in delivery make it tough to command FB consistently. Spots up better to armside. Has the stuff to challenge hitters and be loose within the zone.
Extreme FB life and moving parts in delivery make it tough to command FB consistently. Spots up better to armside. Has the stuff to challenge hitters and be loose within the zone.
Slider
Slider 50 50 83 82-86 Wide, gliding shape; velocity separation gets hitters way out front; isn't sharp enough to be a true bat-misser, but deception makes it an avg pitch.
Wide, gliding shape; velocity separation gets hitters way out front; isn't sharp enough to be a true bat-misser, but deception makes it an avg pitch.
Control
Control 40 45 Loses the zone in bad stretches, will need to prevent walks more consistently before being ready to contribute at ML level.
Loses the zone in bad stretches, will need to prevent walks more consistently before being ready to contribute at ML level.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Plus Plus
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Can ride his power sinker to a setup role in short order if his control improves. 7th/8th inning type who racks up strikeouts and ground balls.