Luis Ortiz

Born: 09/22/1995 (Age: 23)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 230
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: RHRP
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd. (30th Overall), 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft (TEX)
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: August 30th, 2018
Dates Seen: 8/27/2018
Level: Triple-A
Affiliate: Norfolk Tides
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Large frame, thick build w/ soft middle. Below-avg athlete, maintaining weight will always be a priority.
Mechanical Notes
Simple semi-windup, low-maintenance operation, repeats well. Plungy off-line arm-circle, H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2018 45 50 Backend Starter High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 50 50 Average FB, low-90s sinker he keeps around the zone.
Average FB, low-90s sinker he keeps around the zone.
Fastball Velocity 50 50 92 90-94 Mixes 4sm (91-94) and 2sm (90-91).
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Downhill angle, occasional armside run.
Downhill angle, occasional armside run.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 50 Attacks the zone, less command within it. Clean delivery can develop avg command.
Attacks the zone, less command within it. Clean delivery can develop avg command.
Slider
Slider 45 50 84 83-87 Flashes sharp bite and two-plane depth at best, though lengthy arm action costs him consistency. Spinner that backs up on him at times. Playable now, will finish w/ avg slider.
Flashes sharp bite and two-plane depth at best, though lengthy arm action costs him consistency. Spinner that backs up on him at times. Playable now, will finish w/ avg slider.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 50 85 84-86 Flashes avg at best w/ moderate tumble and fade. Inconsistent, floats over the plate often and gets hit hard. Chance to get to avg, needs a pitch to work away from lefties.
Flashes avg at best w/ moderate tumble and fade. Inconsistent, floats over the plate often and gets hit hard. Chance to get to avg, needs a pitch to work away from lefties.
Control
Control 50 55 Fastball-heavy approach, works quick and gets contact outs. SL is primary off-speed. Strikethowing ability is best attribute, ties together fringy/avg mix of stuff.
Fastball-heavy approach, works quick and gets contact outs. SL is primary off-speed. Strikethowing ability is best attribute, ties together fringy/avg mix of stuff.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Below Average Below Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Has the makings of a back-rotation starter. Could compete at ML level right now, though will benefit from time to develop changeup and command. High floor/low ceiling type, but a safe bet to contribute and will be there soon.