Luis Patino

Born: 10/26/1999 (Age: 19)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 192
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as international free agent July 2, 2016 (SDP)
Entry Point: J2
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: June 29th, 2018
Dates Seen: May 3, 2018; May 16, 2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Fort Wayne Tincaps
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Stocky, strong, loose and athletic. Compact frame.
Mechanical Notes
Compact SWU w moderate effort; high leg raise, sturdy over rubber, slight shoulder tilt, stays closed with moderate spine tilt to clear arm. Breaks clean into long arm circle with fast arm and excellent follow through.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2022 P 55 Mid-Rotation Starter High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 60 Plus velo and movement are aided by deception; player hides ball by staying closed until last moment. Command projects.
Plus velo and movement are aided by deception; player hides ball by staying closed until last moment. Command projects.
Fastball Velocity 60 60 94-95 92-97 Hit wide velo range in both outings. Top velo band late in outings.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 60 60 Plus tailing life across the zone. Gets two-plane run to armside when his extension is locked in.
Plus tailing life across the zone. Gets two-plane run to armside when his extension is locked in.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 55 Spotty at present but can string together daggers to both sides of plate and exploit top of zone. When arm is late, he pulls off online to gloveside with visible increased effort to finish. Effort to delivery, has release point and athleticism to improve.
Spotty at present but can string together daggers to both sides of plate and exploit top of zone. When arm is late, he pulls off online to gloveside with visible increased effort to finish. Effort to delivery, has release point and athleticism to improve.
Curveball
Curveball 50 60 80 78-81 12-6 shape without hump; powers down and pounds bottom of zone and dirt. Swing and miss in and out of zone. Will lose feel for spells and back up or hang a few. Consistent release point w FB.
12-6 shape without hump; powers down and pounds bottom of zone and dirt. Swing and miss in and out of zone. Will lose feel for spells and back up or hang a few. Consistent release point w FB.
Slider
Slider 40 45 84-85 83-86 Distinct slider shape from downer CB; lacks hard bite at present but works as 4th look. Comes around pitch to lose sharpness; he did show feel to locate in zone and 1-2 with some depth. Can work in MLB as ingredient to cross up RHs, turn over lineups.
Distinct slider shape from downer CB; lacks hard bite at present but works as 4th look. Comes around pitch to lose sharpness; he did show feel to locate in zone and 1-2 with some depth. Can work in MLB as ingredient to cross up RHs, turn over lineups.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 50 86-87 86-89 Firm and spotty. In lower velo band it currently has tumble below barrel. Not a bat-misser but projects to locate it well enough to induce weak contact. Doesn't float it up and miss badly.
Firm and spotty. In lower velo band it currently has tumble below barrel. Not a bat-misser but projects to locate it well enough to induce weak contact. Doesn't float it up and miss badly.
Control
Control 45 55 Threw all 4 pitches as strikes at some point. When didn't have best FB command and CB feel, stayed off edges to avoid damage. Projects to show his stuff and let them hit it if they are good enough.
Threw all 4 pitches as strikes at some point. When didn't have best FB command and CB feel, stayed off edges to avoid damage. Projects to show his stuff and let them hit it if they are good enough.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Four pitch mix fits in #4 SP role. Projects to get outs 3rd time through order with 3rd/4th pitch combination. High-energy competitor who pitches with intent, emotion, and swagger. He wants the ball. Effort to delivery and development of change-up present risks.