Edwin Uceta

Position: RHSP
Level: High A
Affiliate: Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
League: California League
Born: 01/09/1998 (Age: 21)
Height: 6'0''
Weight: 155
B/T: Right / Right
Acquired: Signed as international free agent, 7/2/2016 (LAD)

Prospect Spotlight

The slight righty has a quality three-pitch mix that’s headlined by his fastball/changeup combo. Uceta’s heater works in the 93-to-95 mph range with lively hop up in the zone. His lack of angle and present command means the fastball gets hit hard when it catches too much plate. The changeup gets good separation from quality arm-speed and sell, a potential above-average pitch at maturity. His breaking ball has developed into a playable pitch, though it doesn’t project to truly miss bats. Uceta’s undersized frame profiles best in the ‘pen long-term where he’ll be a three-pitch relief prospect.