Zack Brown

Born: 12/15/1994 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 180
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: RHRP
Acquisition Period: 5th Rd., 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft (MIL)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 29th, 2018
Dates Seen: June 15, 2018
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Biloxi Shuckers
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Average build, high-waisted, solid athlete who moves well. Can take starter load.
Mechanical Notes
High-effort FWU from high 3/4, waist-high leg lift, opens early, spine tilt to clear arm, follows through to plate, head whack and violence on finish. Arm action: Clean break, short arm stroke with above average armspeed and extension to HP.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2019 40 50 Backend Starter High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 50 50 Effort in delivery challenges east-west command profile; keeps it down where sink aids groundball and weak contact.
Effort in delivery challenges east-west command profile; keeps it down where sink aids groundball and weak contact.
Fastball Velocity 50 50 92-93 90-93 No projection left.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Average sink w armside run and some plane from his high slot.
Average sink w armside run and some plane from his high slot.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 50 50 Keeps ball down; stayed out of middle; painted a few. Effort in delivery will make it difficult to repeat, but he showed some repetition.
Keeps ball down; stayed out of middle; painted a few. Effort in delivery will make it difficult to repeat, but he showed some repetition.
Curveball
Curveball 55 55 76-78 76-78 12-6 shape, only above-average depth and sharpness. Can locate in zone, throw in different counts. Used slider more.
12-6 shape, only above-average depth and sharpness. Can locate in zone, throw in different counts. Used slider more.
Slider
Slider 40 45 81-82 81-82 Used it a lot and had success getting chases; slurvy 11-7 shape. Medium-depth, not as sharp as CB. Dev focus on tighten spin could add half grade.
Used it a lot and had success getting chases; slurvy 11-7 shape. Medium-depth, not as sharp as CB. Dev focus on tighten spin could add half grade.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 45 50 85 85 Limited use; showed average feel and fade out of the zone, hittable in zone. Firm. Projects to tighten and throw with more conviction in zone.
Limited use; showed average feel and fade out of the zone, hittable in zone. Firm. Projects to tighten and throw with more conviction in zone.
Control
Control 45 50 Inconsistent, FB must be located at edges and will cause some walks. Projects to improve location of secondaries.
Inconsistent, FB must be located at edges and will cause some walks. Projects to improve location of secondaries.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Below Average Below Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Plus Plus
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Average in almost all regards. It's a reliever's delivery but he hit his spots and repeated enough to project a #5 SP. Lacks a carry tool to pitcher higher in ML rotation, but pitchability can make him a backend type.