Luis Martinez

Born: 01/29/1995 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 190
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as international free agent January 2012 (CWS)
Entry Point: IFA
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: May 9th, 2018
Dates Seen: 4/26/18
Level: High A
Affiliate: Winston-Salem Dash
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
X-tall, narrow/sloped shoulders, long and lanky arms/legs. Similar to Richard Rodriguez (PIT).
Mechanical Notes
Out-of-sync semi-windup delivery; struggles to find rhythm; all arms and legs on the mound w/ awkward finish; has to tilt upper-half to clear arm over the top. Hooked circle shows behind body; quick, high 3/4's stroke.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 20 30 4A Up/Down Type High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 40 45 Below-average FB lacking present command. Ceiling of serviceable pitch as he figures out tall body and delivery, improving location by a grade.
Below-average FB lacking present command. Ceiling of serviceable pitch as he figures out tall body and delivery, improving location by a grade.
Fastball Velocity 50 50 92 90-94 Sits low 90's w/ ability to reach back for 93-to-94 mph throughout starts.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 45 45 Natural downhill angle from tall frame and high slot. Mild run that's better to arm side of the plate.
Natural downhill angle from tall frame and high slot. Mild run that's better to arm side of the plate.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 30 40 Struggles to repeat delivery, though to projects to do so slightly better w/ more mound time. Never will be fine within the zone, but command projects up a grade.
Struggles to repeat delivery, though to projects to do so slightly better w/ more mound time. Never will be fine within the zone, but command projects up a grade.
Curveball
Curveball 40 40 77 76-78 Wrinkle pitch, second look at breaking ball. Loopy, soft tilt w/ hump in it; shows early.
Wrinkle pitch, second look at breaking ball. Loopy, soft tilt w/ hump in it; shows early.
Slider
Slider 40 45 83 82-84 Best off-speed pitch, flashing fringe-to-average at best; inconsistencies in delivery vary the quality of slider, often backs up on him. Future playable pitch w/ more consistent execution.
Best off-speed pitch, flashing fringe-to-average at best; inconsistencies in delivery vary the quality of slider, often backs up on him. Future playable pitch w/ more consistent execution.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 40 85 84-87 Shows more to LHH early in outings, mixes back to same-side bats as he turns over the lineup. Overthrown, a bit too firm and runs into FB, moderate tumble action.
Shows more to LHH early in outings, mixes back to same-side bats as he turns over the lineup. Overthrown, a bit too firm and runs into FB, moderate tumble action.
Control
Control 40 40 Inconsistent ability to establish FB and get strike one as a starter. Falls behind and has to throw FB behind in the count. Limited ability to land any secondary pitch for an early-count strike; chase/expand approach w/ all his soft stuff.
Inconsistent ability to establish FB and get strike one as a starter. Falls behind and has to throw FB behind in the count. Limited ability to land any secondary pitch for an early-count strike; chase/expand approach w/ all his soft stuff.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Below Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Below Average Below Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Solid orgizational starter, roster filler at 2A/3A level. Ceiling of 4A/callup type.