Kyle Zurak

Born: 11/28/1994 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
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: November 3rd, 2018
Dates Seen: 5x--2018 Season
Level: AFL
Affiliate: Glendale Desert Dogs
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Smaller frame; stocky, thick, and muscular build. Similar to Trevor Gott (RHP, Nationals).
Mechanical Notes
Stretch only; effort in finish; falls off-line after release; arm hooks in the back w/ recoil; H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 40 Middle Relief High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 50 50 Bullpen FB, plus velo w/ playable movement and below-avg command.
Bullpen FB, plus velo w/ playable movement and below-avg command.
Fastball Velocity 60 60 94-95 93-97 T96-97 during regular season, sat mid-90s in AFL.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Heavy ball, bores in to armside. Best when he stays on top and gets sink+run.
Heavy ball, bores in to armside. Best when he stays on top and gets sink+run.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 40 Battles effort in delivery, gives issue when executing well-commanded spots. Will always rely on velocity to get away w/ location.
Battles effort in delivery, gives issue when executing well-commanded spots. Will always rely on velocity to get away w/ location.
Slider
Slider 45 50 87-88 86-89 Hard SL that has sharp action at best. Inconsistent at times but projects as an effective big league breaking pitch.
Hard SL that has sharp action at best. Inconsistent at times but projects as an effective big league breaking pitch.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 45 86 86-88 Firm change he wrinkles in against lefties. Throws at armspeed, gets short one-plane fade. Can develop into workable show-me.
Firm change he wrinkles in against lefties. Throws at armspeed, gets short one-plane fade. Can develop into workable show-me.
Control
Control 45 45 Keeps two advanced pitches around the plate. His game is close to fully developed and he could be fast-tracked to the bigs.
Keeps two advanced pitches around the plate. His game is close to fully developed and he could be fast-tracked to the bigs.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Below Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Potential fast-track ‘pen arm that’s more attractive for his floor than ceiling. Solid two-pitch mix fit profile of middle reliever, type that's optioned up and down.