Matt Wotherspoon

Born: 10/06/1991 (Age: 27)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot: 3/4
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 210
Primary Position: RHRP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 34th Rd., 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft (NYY)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: May 12th, 2016
Dates Seen: 4/23/16
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Trenton Thunder
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Physical Description
Physically mature; compact frame; broad shoulders with a thick lower half.
Mechanical Notes
Compact frame; rotational; athletic actions; plus arm speed; short arm action; inverted W at foot strike; up-tempo pace; moderate leg kick; well balanced; repeats moderate-effort delivery.
MLB ETA Future Floor Future Ceiling Realistic Role Risk
2016 45 50 Role 50; 7th-inning reliever Low
Pitch Present Future Sitting Max Comments
Fastball
Fastball 70 70 94-96 97 Downhill plane; explosive arm-side life; average command to both sides of the plate.
Downhill plane; explosive arm-side life; average command to both sides of the plate.
Slider
Slider 50 55 84-86 87 Tight spin with hard bite; two-plane break with tilt; can lose feel at times; needs more consistent command to the glove side.
Tight spin with hard bite; two-plane break with tilt; can lose feel at times; needs more consistent command to the glove side.
Overall Command
Overall Command 50 50  
Overall Control
Overall Control 50 50  
Overall Summary
Wotherspoon is an advanced college reliever that features a plus-plus fastball and above-average slider that he will get hitters out with at a consistent rate. He repeats his delivery, although it features moderate effort. He controls the running game with consistent 1.2-1.3 second delivery times. Wotherspoon has average command and will contribute to the big leagues in the near future.