Shao-Ching Chiang

Born: 11/10/1993 (Age: 25)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 175
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as non-drafted free agent September 23, 2011 (CLE)
Entry Point: IFA
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: May 10th, 2018
Dates Seen: 4/21/18
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Akron RubberDucks
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Undersized build, average width; flexible w/ good body control.
Mechanical Notes
Semi-windup delivery; low-effort operation w/ online finishes; repeats well. Full, clean arm circle; high 3/4's slot. Strike-thrower delivery.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2019 30 40 Long Relief High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 45 Fringy FB that won't turn over lineups as regular ML starter.
Fringy FB that won't turn over lineups as regular ML starter.
Fastball Velocity 45 45 90-91 89-93 Fringy velo that scrapes 92-93 early in outings, falling to 90-91 later on.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 45 45 Four-seam type fastball w/ limited movement; moderate one-plane tail; fringy overall life.
Four-seam type fastball w/ limited movement; moderate one-plane tail; fringy overall life.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 50 50 Advanced present command; goes to both sides w/ ability to keep FB down.
Advanced present command; goes to both sides w/ ability to keep FB down.
Curveball
Curveball 40 40 72 70-74 Casts in a slow, loopy breaker for a second look later in outings. Wrinkle pitch.
Casts in a slow, loopy breaker for a second look later in outings. Wrinkle pitch.
Slider
Slider 45 45 82 80-83 Short, tight, cut-like break that lacks depth to miss bats. Good feel to land it both in and out of the zone. Loses sharpness as he tires.
Short, tight, cut-like break that lacks depth to miss bats. Good feel to land it both in and out of the zone. Loses sharpness as he tires.
Control
Control 45 50 Throws strikes w/ FB and SL but needs to show more of a CH. Won't be able to challenge better hitters w/ fringy FB like he can in the minors. Poised mound presence.
Throws strikes w/ FB and SL but needs to show more of a CH. Won't be able to challenge better hitters w/ fringy FB like he can in the minors. Poised mound presence.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Plus Plus
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
High floor/low ceiling type that has the upside of a longman or mopup type. Control and pitchability of iffy stuff gives him a chance to make it. Will wind up an upper-minors depth arm if no one pitch impacts enough to carry the profile.