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Hoby Milner

Born: 01/13/1991 (Age: 23)
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 165
Mechanics
Immature build; very skinny; lacks physical projection given body type; advanced pitchability; shows a lot of balls on the mound; competes; high leg in the delivery, with some visual deception caused by sharp, angular movements from the skinny limbs; half-wind-up; slightly above standard 3/4 slot; repeats his delivery; maintains a good line to the plate; 1.2-135 to the plate with runners on.
Evaluator Jason Parks
Report Date 06/10/2014
Affiliate Reading Fightin Phils (AA, Phillies)
Dates Seen 06/08/2014
OFP 45
Realistic 40; Triple-A starter
Video No
Pitch Type Present Grade Future Grade Sitting Velocity Peak Velocity Report
FB 40 45 87-89 91 Worked mostly at 88 mph; good angle but not a lot of movement; showed ability to throw strikes; worked east/west; good pitchability; no fear to attack hitters with below-average velocity; not a major league quality primary pitch; could improve slightly with sharper command.
CH 50 50 81-82 82 Best pitch; good arm speed and deception; good arm-side fading action; shows confidence in pitch; effective but not a bat missing offering.
CB 40 45 73-74 75 Slow, slurvy breaking ball; can flip it over for a strike; long break but high leg and quirky delivery hides the arm a bit from RH; likely to play below-average; too soft.
Overall

Crafty lefty with pitchability and poise; stuff is below-average; more control than command; body is immature but lacks physical projection; fastball is effective for what it is; mostly 88 but he can work most sides of the plate; changeup was good pitch; chance to be average; not a weapon but enough deception and movement to be effective; breaking ball can be thrown for strikes but its soft and slurvy; lacks arsenal for major league future; upper minors arm in either starter/relief role; type to stick around the game for a long time.

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