Ryan Olson

Born: 11/22/1994 (Age: 25)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 13th Rd. 2016 MLB First Year Player Draft, (CIN)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: May 1st, 2018
Dates Seen: 4/19/18
Level: High A
Affiliate: Daytona Tortugas
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Large frame with a lean, muscular body, older player, prior T.J. surgery, lacks remaining projection.
Mechanical Notes
Stretch only; full, long arm action that slings the ball through a High 3/4's slot; limited extension after release.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 50 Setup Relief Moderate
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 55 60 Should be a plus offering with a move to the bullpen full-time.
Should be a plus offering with a move to the bullpen full-time.
Fastball Velocity 55 60 93-94 93-95 Movement and control allow velocity to play at full grade. Sits 93-to-94 now; should tick up a half-grade more out of the 'pen.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 60 60 Quality run, ball takes off after release, inconsistent at times, flat when up.
Quality run, ball takes off after release, inconsistent at times, flat when up.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 50 Future-average command given ability to locate FB, move to the bullpen, and with further repetitions.
Future-average command given ability to locate FB, move to the bullpen, and with further repetitions.
Curveball
Curveball 40 50 81-82 81-82 11-to-5 shape, used often, has depth with average action, manipulated at times for more sharpness, shows feel, was primary out-pitch, future-average offering.
11-to-5 shape, used often, has depth with average action, manipulated at times for more sharpness, shows feel, was primary out-pitch, future-average offering.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 45 84-85 84-85 Usable vs. LHH, shows arm speed but movement is inconsistent, often took off on release, lacked sharpness and struggled with location, fringe-average offering.
Usable vs. LHH, shows arm speed but movement is inconsistent, often took off on release, lacked sharpness and struggled with location, fringe-average offering.
Control
Control 45 55 Can throw FB for quality strikes, w/ best version on inner half to RHH generating weak contact, future above-average control with a bullpen move.
Can throw FB for quality strikes, w/ best version on inner half to RHH generating weak contact, future above-average control with a bullpen move.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Plus Plus
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Don't see enough third pitch against lefties to have success in starting role. Ceiling of 7th-inning reliever who generates lots of ground balls.