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Joe Jimenez

Born: 01/17/1995 (Age: 21)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3" Weight: 220
Mechanics
Physical frame and body, looks larger than listed weight, perhaps closer to 230. Pitches from the stretch-only; twist and go; slight crossfire; repeats delivery well; slinger arm action; elite arm speed; low-three-quarters slot.
Evaluator Steve Givarz
Report Date 06/18/2016
Affiliate Lakeland Flying Tigers (High A, Tigers)
Dates Seen 5/2/2016, 5/20/2016, 5/22/2016
OFP 55
Realistic Role 6, Late-Inning Reliever
MLB ETA 2017
Video No
Pitch Type Present Grade Future Grade Sitting Velocity Peak Velocity Report
Fastball 70 80 96-97 100 FB 96-97 T100; elite FB velo; plus boring action; tough to square up; elicits ugly swings and weak contact; fair command.

Movement- 60/60
Slider 60 65 85-86 87 SL 85-86 T87; large break and depth; plus action with plus bite; uses to both sides; hard to pick up for RHH.
Overall

Two plus-plus pitches with more than enough control to dominate hitters. Crushed High-A and was promoted to Double-A, and is still crushing it. Future closer potential.

Control- 55/55
Command- 45/45

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