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Esmerling De La Rosa

Born: 05/15/1991 (Age: 25)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 199
Mechanics
Large body and frame, lacks remaining projection. Half-wind, above-average arm speed, three-quarter slot; some effort at finish.
Evaluator Steve Givarz
Report Date 06/17/2016
Affiliate Jupiter Hammerheads (High A, Marlins)
Dates Seen 5/19/2016
OFP 30
Realistic Organizational Reliever
MLB ETA 2018
Video No
Pitch Type Present Grade Future Grade Sitting Velocity Peak Velocity Report
Fastball 55 55 93-95 95 FB 93-95; firm pitch; some run; lacked command this outing. Command and movement limit utility of the fastball to above-average, despite velo.

Movement- 45/45
Slider 40 40 84-86 86 SL 84-86; some depth and tilt, inconsistent action
Changeup 30 30 85-86 86 CH 85-86; firm pitch, lacked movement, comfortable with offering, able to locate for strikes
Overall

De La Rosa is old for the level and repeating despite success in the league last year. He projects as an upper-level relief arm.

Command- 40/40
Control- 40/40

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