Tim Cate

Born: 09/30/1997 (Age: 21)
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'0''
Weight: 185
Primary Position: LHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 2nd Rd., 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft (WSH)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: August 17th, 2018
Dates Seen: August 17, 2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Hagerstown Suns
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Undersized and narrow frame. Limited durability.
Mechanical Notes
Repeatable semi-windup w/ low-maintenance operation. Starter look, on-line finish, compact arm-circle, H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2021 P 45 Swingman High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 40 45 Light fastball, below-avg now and fringy at best, location misses get crushed.
Light fastball, below-avg now and fringy at best, location misses get crushed.
Fastball Velocity 40 45 89 88-92 High-80s FB without much life. Slight frame, likely tired at the end of the summer, chance there's a tick more velo in the tank by next year.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 40 45 Straight FB that was flat over the plate. Flashed occasional run, likely has a bit ore movement when he's fresher.
Straight FB that was flat over the plate. Flashed occasional run, likely has a bit ore movement when he's fresher.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 50 Polished strike-thrower w/ FB, pitches efficiently, comes over the plate, future avg command as he acclimates to high-level bats.
Polished strike-thrower w/ FB, pitches efficiently, comes over the plate, future avg command as he acclimates to high-level bats.
Curveball
Curveball 50 50 79 78-80 Go-to secondary and best pitch, big league breaker. Hard curve, tight rotation, consistent down action.
Go-to secondary and best pitch, big league breaker. Hard curve, tight rotation, consistent down action.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 45 81 80-82 Light CH, moderate fade action. Playable third pitch if he shows it more.
Light CH, moderate fade action. Playable third pitch if he shows it more.
Control
Control 45 50 Challenges over the plate but will have to nibble against better hitters. FB/CB two primary pitches. Needs to develop CH and show third speed more to hide his FB.
Challenges over the plate but will have to nibble against better hitters. FB/CB two primary pitches. Needs to develop CH and show third speed more to hide his FB.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Drafted this past June, looked tired at the end of the summer. Presume there's a little more in the tank when he's fresh. High-floor prospect, could be swingman or mopup type in the big leagues.