Kevin Ginkel

Born: 03/24/1994 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'4''
Weight: 210
Primary Position: RHRP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 22nd Rd., 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft (ARI)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: October 15th, 2018
Dates Seen: 3x -- September/October 2018
Level: AFL
Affiliate: Salt River Rafters
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Large frame, broad shoulders and hips. Thick body, strong but a limited athlete.
Mechanical Notes
Stretch only, max effort with audible grunt at finish, heavy recoil and upper-half thwack after OT slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2019 30 40 Middle Relief High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 50 50 Lack of command plays mid-90s velo down to avg.
Lack of command plays mid-90s velo down to avg.
Fastball Velocity 60 60 94-95 92-97 Muscles up for mid-90s velocity.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Heavy ball w/ downhill angle from tall release point. Lively ride at the top of the zone, slight run when low.
Heavy ball w/ downhill angle from tall release point. Lively ride at the top of the zone, slight run when low.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 40 High-maintenance operation limits command and prevents projection.
High-maintenance operation limits command and prevents projection.
Slider
Slider 45 50 84-85 83-85 Fringy/playable SL flashes a tick better when he's able to get depth on it. Looked tired in AFL look and didn't spin it as well. Future avg pitch when he's fresh.
Fringy/playable SL flashes a tick better when he's able to get depth on it. Looked tired in AFL look and didn't spin it as well. Future avg pitch when he's fresh.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 40 87-88 87-88 Wrinkles split-type CH to lefties. Limited feel for the pitch, overthrows and runs into his FB.
Wrinkles split-type CH to lefties. Limited feel for the pitch, overthrows and runs into his FB.
Control
Control 40 40 Gets more chases against minor league bats than he will at ML level. Think walk numbers will go up as he faces stiffer competition. Thrower who relies on velocity.
Gets more chases against minor league bats than he will at ML level. Think walk numbers will go up as he faces stiffer competition. Thrower who relies on velocity.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Below Average
Athleticism Below Average Below Average
Pitchability Below Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Middle relief ceiling, type that rides the option carousel and provides AAA depth. Lacks the control/consistency for leverage innings.