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Trevor Gott

Born: 08/26/1992 (Age: 21)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 190
Mechanics
Smaller than listed height; probably 5'10, 5'11; 190 is accurate; strong, lean body; plus athleticism; quick rock and turn delivery; shows his back to the hitter on occasion; 3/4 arm slot; super quick arm; creates deception because of his arm speed; easy plus arm strength; follows through well; closers mentality.
Evaluator Chris Rodriguez
Report Date 06/26/2014
Affiliate Lake Elsinore Storm (High A, Padres)
Dates Seen 4/15 & 5/22
OFP 55
Realistic 50; late innings reliever
Video No
Pitch Type Present Grade Future Grade Sitting Velocity Peak Velocity Report
FB 65 70 92-96 97 Easy plus pitch; Worked 95-96 T97 in 1st appearance; 93-95 from the stretch; pitch features very good arm-side run; bores into RHH; can also sink the pitch; arm speed and quick delivery gives the pitch deception; little plane due to short stature; was a tick down in second appearance but still had plus movement; pounded the zone with it; plays down; command was a little loose; control got away from him and walked a batter on four pitches; can be plus-plus offering with more command.
CB 60 65 79-82 83 Severe two-plane break; plus offering; 11-5 shape; snaps his wrist and gets on top of the pitch well; arm slot and speed works off the fastball; can lengthen horizontal break away from RHH; throws it for strikes and for chase; can be wild in the zone; can be plus-plus with better command/control.
Overall

Gott has a super quick arm that can touch the high 90's. He's already in Double-A following an appearance in the A+ all-star game where he reportedly sat 94-98. The plane on his fastball isn't great because of his size, but the movement is plus-plus and I love the way he challenges hitters with it. Looks like he can make a contribution to the Padres bullpen sometime next season, with a very good fastball/curveball mix that plays well at the backend.

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