Martin Cervenka

Born: 08/03/1992 (Age: 27)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6'4''
Weight: 225
Primary Position: C
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as international free agent 6/19/2011 (CLE); 2017 Rule 5 Draft Pick--Minor League Phase (BAL)
Entry Point: J2
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: September 3rd, 2018
Dates Seen: 8x — April, July, August, September 2018
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Bowie Baysox
MLB Team: http://2080baseball.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/LogoMLBBAL.png
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Large, physical frame. Body type to hold up under the grind of catching.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2019 30 40 Bench High
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 30 40 Inside length, beaten inside by good velo, fringy batspeed. Doesn’t ID spin, will chase and expand. Bat is light for everyday ML role.
Inside length, beaten inside by good velo, fringy batspeed. Doesn’t ID spin, will chase and expand. Bat is light for everyday ML role.
Game Power 40 40 Raw power won’t fully come into games, but strong enough to get into mistakes. 8-12 HR type.
Raw power won’t fully come into games, but strong enough to get into mistakes. 8-12 HR type.
Raw Power 50 50 Average ML raw, big flyball power to pullside.
Average ML raw, big flyball power to pullside.
Run 40 40 Below-avg runner, not a part of his game but won’t clog.
Below-avg runner, not a part of his game but won’t clog.
Field 45 50 Low targets, fairly quiet receiver. Hands are a bit stiff, but can get to avg. Moves well side to side, reliable blocker.
Low targets, fairly quiet receiver. Hands are a bit stiff, but can get to avg. Moves well side to side, reliable blocker.
Throw 50 50 Strong through target w/ low carry. Slow release plays down 55-grade arm to avg.
Strong through target w/ low carry. Slow release plays down 55-grade arm to avg.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Average Average
Approach Below Average Below Average
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Below Average Below Average
Overall Summary
Ceiling of backup catcher who can bring some pop off the bench. Will wind up a 4A type if hit tool doesn't play at ML level.