Kyle Zurak

Born: 11/28/1994 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot: High 3/4
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 192
Primary Position: RHRP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 8th Rd., 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft (NYY)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 6th, 2019
Dates Seen: May 30, 2019
Level: High A
Affiliate: Tampa Tarpons
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Medium frame, compact+stocky build, muscled up.
Mechanical Notes
Max effort delivery has caused stuff to back up, limits general effectiveness. Heavy recoil through H3/4 slot, off-line finish.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2021 20 35+ Follow Follow
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 40 45 Needs to work mid-90s or better to get away w/ max effort, spray command approach.
Needs to work mid-90s or better to get away w/ max effort, spray command approach.
Fastball Velocity 50 50 93 92-94 Saw 96-97 in the past, FB has backed up into low-90s.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Firm overall life w/ run to armside.
Firm overall life w/ run to armside.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 30 40 Scattered command, fights mechanics, sprays the zone w/ little frequency to misses when out of sync. Will need to get a grade better for consistent ML value.
Scattered command, fights mechanics, sprays the zone w/ little frequency to misses when out of sync. Will need to get a grade better for consistent ML value.
Slider
Slider 45 50 84 83-86 Hard SL flashes big league quality at best. Mechanical inconsistency limits how regularly he gets to his best ones. Best pitch, has been a separator in the past.
Hard SL flashes big league quality at best. Mechanical inconsistency limits how regularly he gets to his best ones. Best pitch, has been a separator in the past.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 30 40 87 86-88 Firm CH he doesn’t show much, wrinkles to LHH. Slight one-plane action, could develop into workable show-me pitch.
Firm CH he doesn’t show much, wrinkles to LHH. Slight one-plane action, could develop into workable show-me pitch.
Control
Control 40 40 Short two-pitch mix, leans on FB/SL. All over the place when he loses delivery. Standard relief profile that faces lineups once.
Short two-pitch mix, leans on FB/SL. All over the place when he loses delivery. Standard relief profile that faces lineups once.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Below Average
Athleticism Below Average Below Average
Pitchability Below Average Below Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Has looked like more of a prospect in the past, slid to 35+ after velo dip. Projects as upper-minors ‘pen depth, 4A/callup value type.