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Tyler Jay

Born: 04/19/1994 (Age: 22)
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 185
Mechanics
Media guide listed weight at 172 lower than official weight of 185; quality athlete. Pitches from a full windup; 3rd base side of the rubber; works quickly with an athletic delivery; slight crossfire; slinger arm action with above-average arm speed; three-quarters slot; lacks extension on pitches.
Evaluator Steve Givarz
Report Date 06/17/2016
Affiliate Fort Myers Miracle (High A, Twins)
Dates Seen 6/14/2016
OFP 55
Realistic 55, Mid-Rotation Starter/Back-end reliever
MLB ETA 2017
Video No
Pitch Type Present Grade Future Grade Sitting Velocity Peak Velocity Report
Fastball 55 60 90-93 93 FB 90-93; features natural cut; tended to miss on inner half; poor command; fair control.

Movement- 50/50
Curveball 45 50 75-78 78 CB 75-78; 1/7 shape; fair shape and depth; okay bite; used to both sides; able to locate in strike as well as for chase.
Slider 60 60 83-85 85 SL 83-85; two-plane depth; tended to miss on outer half which is better than on inner half; potential plus offering; plus tilt; good bite.
Changeup         No CH thrown this outing, have had fair reports this year.
Overall

Poor outing but still showcased two potential plus pitches, his lack of command hurt him as he got hurt hard over middle of the plate. Would like to see CH for a better report but still has mid-rotation potential. Needs to build up IP workload to reach that potential. Still has a relatively high floor as a late-inning reliever.

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