Ryan Rolison

Born: 07/11/1997 (Age: 22)
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Arm Slot: High 3/4
Height: 6'2''
Weight: 195
Primary Position: LHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd. (#22 overall), 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft (COL)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: April 17th, 2019
Dates Seen: April 16, 2019
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Asheville Tourists
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Medium frame, square shoulders, well-proportioned. Avg athlete.
Mechanical Notes
Clean, repeatable SWU allows him to fill the zone. On-line finish, extends well, low-maintenance operation. Compact arm-circle, H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 50 Mid-Rotation Starter Moderate
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 50 50 Advanced command and pitchability over avg velocity.
Advanced command and pitchability over avg velocity.
Fastball Velocity 50 50 91 90-93 Avg velo played up by movement/command.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Mixes short cut-type look w/ four-seamers.
Mixes short cut-type look w/ four-seamers.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 50 55 Peppers the zone w/ both control and command. Lives in the lower-third. Spots his FB like a big leaguer right now, future above-avg.
Peppers the zone w/ both control and command. Lives in the lower-third. Spots his FB like a big leaguer right now, future above-avg.
Curveball
Curveball 50 55 79 78-80 Throws w/ good velo, gets consistent depth. 2-to-7 shape, tight spin, freezes hitters and gets swings over top.
Throws w/ good velo, gets consistent depth. 2-to-7 shape, tight spin, freezes hitters and gets swings over top.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 50 55 83 82-84 Shows it early and often, above-avg feel. Sells w/ FB armspeed, consistent late dive.
Shows it early and often, above-avg feel. Sells w/ FB armspeed, consistent late dive.
Control
Control 50 55 Extremely advanced pitchability: tons of strikes, pitches backwards, knows how to set up hitters. Ability to land off-speed for strikes baffles A-Ball hitters.
Extremely advanced pitchability: tons of strikes, pitches backwards, knows how to set up hitters. Ability to land off-speed for strikes baffles A-Ball hitters.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Plus Plus
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Plus Plus
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Extremely polished, can move through system quickly, looks ready for next level. Pitchability, control/command, and solid off-speed give upside of reliable mid-rotation starter.