Zach Lewis

Born: 05/24/1995 (Age: 23)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6’3’’
Weight: 205
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: RHRP
Acquisition Period: Indy Ball FA, 6/24/2017 (CWS)
Entry Point: Independant
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: August 21st, 2018
Dates Seen: August 21, 2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Kannapolis Intimidators
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Medium frame, muscular build, strong core and lower half.
Mechanical Notes
Simple semi-windup he repeats, closed landing that presents tough angle to righties. 3/4 slot gives natural run.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 20 30 4A Up/Down Type Moderate
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 40 45 Sinker that projects as a fringy/playable ML pitch in short-stint role.
Sinker that projects as a fringy/playable ML pitch in short-stint role.
Fastball Velocity 30 30 87 86-88 Poor velo, sinker that trades movement for speed.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 55 55 Heavy bore and above-avg run action. Comes back to righties very late. Tough to lift.
Heavy bore and above-avg run action. Comes back to righties very late. Tough to lift.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 50 50 Advanced command for A-Ball. Works around his targets, generally throws low strikes. Locates better armside.
Advanced command for A-Ball. Works around his targets, generally throws low strikes. Locates better armside.
Slider
Slider 40 45 77 76-78 SL lacks power but takes a sharp, late slant. Playable breaking ball, tougher look to righties.
SL lacks power but takes a sharp, late slant. Playable breaking ball, tougher look to righties.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 40 81 80-82 Floaty low-80s CH he shows more to lefties. Little used third pitch he will need less as a reliever.
Floaty low-80s CH he shows more to lefties. Little used third pitch he will need less as a reliever.
Control
Control 50 50 Strikes w/ FB and SL. Pitches confident and competes.
Strikes w/ FB and SL. Pitches confident and competes.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Deceptive delivery and movement to FB/SL mix can get him to the big leagues, but lacks the velocity to carve out full-time role. Profiles as a 4A reliever who faces mostly righties at ML level.