Will Stewart

Born: 07/14/1997 (Age: 21)
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 175
Primary Position: LHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 20th Rd., 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft (PHI)
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 23rd, 2018
Dates Seen: 3x -- June 6/June 19/July 3, 2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Lakewood BlueClaws
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Shorter than 6'2'' listing. Lean and undersized frame, very long limbs, athletic w/ body control.
Mechanical Notes
Semi-windup that allows control and has deception; tall, closed leg kick, unwinds down the mound, all arms and legs, hides the ball well. Long arm-circle, slings cross-body from L3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2021 P 50 Backend Starter High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 50 Solid movement and command will get FB to average.
Solid movement and command will get FB to average.
Fastball Velocity 50 50 90-91 89-94 Touches 93-94 on best bolts, but settles in w/ avg 90-91 velo.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 55 Can cut and run his FB; also mixes a true cutter (84-87) that could give him above-avg FB life down the road if he develops it more.
Can cut and run his FB; also mixes a true cutter (84-87) that could give him above-avg FB life down the road if he develops it more.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 50 Polished command, advanced idea how to execute to spots.
Polished command, advanced idea how to execute to spots.
Curveball
Curveball 40 45 76-77 75-79 Loopy true curveball he mixes later in outings as a wrinkle pitch. Surprises hitters w/ it, drops in for freeze strikes.
Loopy true curveball he mixes later in outings as a wrinkle pitch. Surprises hitters w/ it, drops in for freeze strikes.
Slider
Slider 40 50 82-83 80-83 Frisbee slider, wide glider w/ long tilt to LHH that's tough to stay in on. A bit sweepy now, doesn't project to miss bats but can develop into an avg pitch.
Frisbee slider, wide glider w/ long tilt to LHH that's tough to stay in on. A bit sweepy now, doesn't project to miss bats but can develop into an avg pitch.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 50 55 83-84 82-85 Best pitch, separator, changeup artist who can cut it or throw a true circle-change. Feel for the pitch can make it above-avg in the future.
Best pitch, separator, changeup artist who can cut it or throw a true circle-change. Feel for the pitch can make it above-avg in the future.
Control
Control 50 55 Pitching IQ well beyond his years; already changes speeds and mixes looks at pitches; pounds the zone and overwhelms A-Ball hitters w/ guile. Ingredients of above-avg control type as he acclimates his game to high-level bats.
Pitching IQ well beyond his years; already changes speeds and mixes looks at pitches; pounds the zone and overwhelms A-Ball hitters w/ guile. Ingredients of above-avg control type as he acclimates his game to high-level bats.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Plus Plus
Athleticism Plus Plus
Pitchability Average Plus
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Ingredients of a back-rotation starter w/ pitchability that sets him apart. Polished lefty, could move quickly, low ceiling but high floor.