Tony Santillan

Born: 04/15/1997 (Age: 22)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 240
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 2nd Rd. 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft, (CIN)
Entry Point: High School
MLB Service Time: 0.000
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: May 1st, 2018
Dates Seen: 4/17/18
Level: High A
Affiliate: Daytona Tortugas
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Large frame with a physical, barrel chested body, looks durable, lacks remaining physical projection.
Mechanical Notes
Semi-windup delivery; hitchy w/ high leg lift; long arm action that hooks behind body in the back. Above-average arm speed through H 3/4's slot; falls offline at finish.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 55 Mid-Rotation Starter High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 55 60 Velocity projects to play at full velocity grade given quality movement and strike-throwing ability.
Velocity projects to play at full velocity grade given quality movement and strike-throwing ability.
Fastball Velocity 55 60 93-94 93-94 T96 Above-average velocity that could uptick a half-grade out of the 'pen.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 60 60 Heavy sinker w/ plus bore to arm side.
Heavy sinker w/ plus bore to arm side.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 30 45 Effectively wild in outing, showed glimpses of improvement that should let him stick in a rotation.
Effectively wild in outing, showed glimpses of improvement that should let him stick in a rotation.
Slider
Slider 45 55 86-87 86-87 Firm, hard slider, plus action that is almost like a CB but w/ horizontal tilt; uses it w/ two strikes to close at-bats; inconsistent execution, loses control of pitch at times. Shows enough flashes of quality bite to project as future above-average offering.
Firm, hard slider, plus action that is almost like a CB but w/ horizontal tilt; uses it w/ two strikes to close at-bats; inconsistent execution, loses control of pitch at times. Shows enough flashes of quality bite to project as future above-average offering.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 45 55 88-90 88-90 Firm, also heavy like FB, thrown with arm speed, used to both sides, located for strikes, primary finish pitch against LHH, was out-pitch in viewing.
Firm, also heavy like FB, thrown with arm speed, used to both sides, located for strikes, primary finish pitch against LHH, was out-pitch in viewing.
Control
Control 40 50 Has made improvements since earlier viewings, starting to get more consistent w/ strike-throwing and location.
Has made improvements since earlier viewings, starting to get more consistent w/ strike-throwing and location.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Average
Athleticism Plus Plus
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Has above-average to plus stuff across the board, lack of command limits upside in the rotation. See as a #4 starter, could be a top set-up man/occasional closer if command doesn't improve.