Jace Vines

Born: 09/04/1994 (Age: 25)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 215
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: RHRP
Acquisition Period: 4th Rd., 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft (KCR)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: April 18th, 2018
Dates Seen: 4/6/18
Level: High A
Affiliate: Wilmington Blue Rocks
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Tall, well-proportioned pitching frame; broad and sloped shoulders.
Mechanical Notes
Tall-and-fall style semi-windup delivery w/ exaggerated extension over lower half. Finishes online and can repeat. Disruptive plunge arm circle; wrist curls in the back; significant inverted-W strain.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
N/A 20 20 High Minors Tops Low
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 40 45 Light FB that won't turn big league lineups over.
Light FB that won't turn big league lineups over.
Fastball Velocity 40 45 88-89 87-92 Velo and movement will play up a half grade pitching shorter stints.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 45 45 Moderate one-plane tail to armside. Flattens out when elevated.
Moderate one-plane tail to armside. Flattens out when elevated.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 45 More control than true in-zone command of FB. Works mostly over the middle-third. Limited margin for location mistakes.
More control than true in-zone command of FB. Works mostly over the middle-third. Limited margin for location mistakes.
Slider
Slider 40 40 79 78-83 Adds and subtracts from a sweepy slurve. Softer bite w/ longer 3/4's tilt at the low end of velocity range. Below-average movement that shows early.
Adds and subtracts from a sweepy slurve. Softer bite w/ longer 3/4's tilt at the low end of velocity range. Below-average movement that shows early.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 40 82 81-84 Light CHG w/ modest one-plane fade. Lacks the FB velocity to get hitters out in front. Uses more frequently to lefties.
Light CHG w/ modest one-plane fade. Lacks the FB velocity to get hitters out in front. Uses more frequently to lefties.
Control
Control 40 45 Able to establish FB and get ahead of hitters earlier in outings; tires quickly and zone eludes him back through the lineup. Less ability to land secondary pitches for strikes.
Able to establish FB and get ahead of hitters earlier in outings; tires quickly and zone eludes him back through the lineup. Less ability to land secondary pitches for strikes.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Below Average
Athleticism Below Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Organizational swingman who will have more impact in high-minors coming out of the bullpen.