Luis Ortiz

Born: 09/22/1995 (Age: 23)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 230
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd. (30th Overall), 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft (TEX); Traded to MIL 8/1/2016; Traded to BAL 7/31/2018
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 40 45 Swingman Moderate
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 45 Attacks the zone, more control than command. Catches barrels when he elevates.
Attacks the zone, more control than command. Catches barrels when he elevates.
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 45 85 84-86 Flashes avg at best w/ moderate tumble and fade. Inconsistent, floats over the plate often and gets hit hard. Needs to develop into a playable pitch to work against LHH.
Flashes avg at best w/ moderate tumble and fade. Inconsistent, floats over the plate often and gets hit hard. Needs to develop into a playable pitch to work against LHH.
Control
Control 50 50 Fastball-heavy approach, works quick and gets contact outs. SL is primary off-speed. Throws strikes w/ avg stuff.
Fastball-heavy approach, works quick and gets contact outs. SL is primary off-speed. Throws strikes w/ avg stuff.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Below Average Below Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Close to ML ready and should get there for good soon. Projects as swingman or low-end #5 starting option. High floor/low ceiling type.