Kieran Lovegrove

Born: 07/28/1994 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 185
Primary Position: RHRP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 3rd Rd., 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft (CLE)
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: September 23rd, 2018
Dates Seen: 3x -- 4/22, 4/26, 6/25/2018
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Akron RubberDucks
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Tall, athletic frame; lean/trim build w/ broad shoulders and twitchy strength. Hip surgery (2015).
Mechanical Notes
Stretch only, muscles up for velo w/ effortful operation, backside swings hard after release and pulls off-line. Extremely fast 3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2019 40 50 Setup Relief Extreme
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 60 60 Heavy life, plus velo, can blow FB by hitters and get groundball outs.
Heavy life, plus velo, can blow FB by hitters and get groundball outs.
Fastball Velocity 70 70 95-96 93-98 Power arm, sits 95-to-96 mph through outings, frequently reaches back for 97-to-98 mph.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 55 55 Heavy ball, bores hard down to armside, gets angle and run when working low.
Heavy ball, bores hard down to armside, gets angle and run when working low.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 45 Relies on velocity to get away w/ his in-zone location; has the stuff to challenge hitters over the plate. Hits spots more consistently to armside.
Relies on velocity to get away w/ his in-zone location; has the stuff to challenge hitters over the plate. Hits spots more consistently to armside.
Slider
Slider 50 50 84 82-85 Tight spin, short depth w/ lateral action. Average pitch that plays off his FB.
Tight spin, short depth w/ lateral action. Average pitch that plays off his FB.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 50 89-90 Mixes a CH to LHH, flashes moderate armside dive with separation. Intriguing pitch that shows flashes; could be effective weapon against LHH w/ more development.
Mixes a CH to LHH, flashes moderate armside dive with separation. Intriguing pitch that shows flashes; could be effective weapon against LHH w/ more development.
Control
Control 40 45 FB for strikes, SL more of a chase pitch that he uses to expand. Control projects a half-grade as he learns to throw off-speed pitches for more reliable strikes. Fiery competitor.
FB for strikes, SL more of a chase pitch that he uses to expand. Control projects a half-grade as he learns to throw off-speed pitches for more reliable strikes. Fiery competitor.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Below Average
Athleticism Plus Plus
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Has the stuff to be a high-leverage setup man, lively plus FB and enough off-speed to get strikeouts. Bouts of wildness and injury history add risk to profile.