Kyle Wright

Born: 10/02/1995 (Age: 23)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 200
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd., (#5 Overall), 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft (ATL)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 12th, 2018
Dates Seen: June 13, 2018
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Mississippi Braves
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Tall high-waisted, lean up top, thin legs w a little weight in backside. Minimal projection; frame for starter's workload.
Mechanical Notes
Athletic semi-windup; tall over rubber; slight shoulder tilt through drive; stays closed, average extension; inconsistent landing spot impacts ability to repeat release point. Clean arm-circle, inverted-w, fast/loose stroke.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 50 60 Mid-Rotation Starter Moderate
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 50 55 Plus velo with average movement and command; plays well to weak contact. Comfortable throwing it up.
Plus velo with average movement and command; plays well to weak contact. Comfortable throwing it up.
Fastball Velocity 60 60 94-95 92-95 One 2S, 90. Held it till end of 100-pitch outing.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Above-average life to gloveside, solid run to armside. Average plane. Movement for weak contact.
Above-average life to gloveside, solid run to armside. Average plane. Movement for weak contact.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 50 Inconsistent, imprecise; wasn't trying to paint, FB for weak contact. Has tools to improve repetition; won't miss badly because he gets ball down, is careful up.
Inconsistent, imprecise; wasn't trying to paint, FB for weak contact. Has tools to improve repetition; won't miss badly because he gets ball down, is careful up.
Curveball
Curveball 50 50 78 78 One thrown (backdoor to LH for strike looking). 12-6 shape cleanly separates it from SL. Showed ease and feel for it; could be better in larger dose.
One thrown (backdoor to LH for strike looking). 12-6 shape cleanly separates it from SL. Showed ease and feel for it; could be better in larger dose.
Slider
Slider 55 55 81-82 81-84 Late, sharp 11-7 break. Works it in on hands to LH for weak contact; swing and miss down, weak contact in the zone.
Late, sharp 11-7 break. Works it in on hands to LH for weak contact; swing and miss down, weak contact in the zone.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 45 55 85 83-85 Inconsistent; flashed 55. Has feel, trusts it both-sided. Maintains arm speed and FB actions w solid fade. Swing and miss; weak contact down in zone. Hung it for hard contact; lost out of zone.
Inconsistent; flashed 55. Has feel, trusts it both-sided. Maintains arm speed and FB actions w solid fade. Swing and miss; weak contact down in zone. Hung it for hard contact; lost out of zone.
Control
Control 40 50 Loses FB above zone; will learn to trust it in upper quadrants. Locates secondaries well, will improve consistency and put in zone more.
Loses FB above zone; will learn to trust it in upper quadrants. Locates secondaries well, will improve consistency and put in zone more.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Plus Plus
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Doesn't have one dominant out pitch, but three above-avg pitches and durable frame give him #3 starter ceiling.