Sam Wolff

Born: 04/14/1991 (Age: 27)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'1''
Weight: 209
Primary Position: RHRP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 6th Rd., 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft (TEX)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 6th, 2018
Dates Seen: 2x -- July 2/5, 2018
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Richmond Flying Squirrels
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Medium frame, strong throughout. Missed all of 2015 w/ Achilles injury; torn flexor tendon in R hand (August 2017) and required surgery.
Mechanical Notes
Simple stretch-only operation he repeats. Moderate effort at finish, slight off-line pull after release. Full arm-circle, inverted-w, H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2019 40 45 Setup Relief High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 55 55 High-90s velo, heavy life. Above-avg FB that he can blow by hitters.
High-90s velo, heavy life. Above-avg FB that he can blow by hitters.
Fastball Velocity 65 65 95-96 95-98 Plus velo, consistently reaches back for 97-98.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 55 55 Heavy ball w/ hard armside run. Bores in hard to RHH.
Heavy ball w/ hard armside run. Bores in hard to RHH.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 45 Has enough velo to get away w/ spots in the zone. Gets strike one, but more control than true command.
Has enough velo to get away w/ spots in the zone. Gets strike one, but more control than true command.
Slider
Slider 55 55 84-85 83-86 Power breaking ball w/ varied shapes, shows more like a true CB at times. Sharp action, gets two-plane depth, shows swing/miss finish to RHH.
Power breaking ball w/ varied shapes, shows more like a true CB at times. Sharp action, gets two-plane depth, shows swing/miss finish to RHH.
Control
Control 45 50 Misses low w/ SL often, though shows two pitches around the zone in best sequences. Control can get to avg as he builds back feel to land his breaking ball.
Misses low w/ SL often, though shows two pitches around the zone in best sequences. Control can get to avg as he builds back feel to land his breaking ball.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
ML-ready relief piece right now, potential to be a 7th inning setup type as he acclimates to big league hitters. Injury history adds risk.