tall build but skinny; listed at 160 and that’s accurate; in between low ¾ and sidearm arm slot; slight crossfire delivery; stays low and is athletic; long stride towards plate and stays over top of front side well; mixes pitches well; hides ball well and stuff got swing and misses.
Myrtle Beach Pelicans (High A, Rangers)
45; middle innings reliever
big arm-side sink; makes up for low velo with big movement and plus command; used movement to start pitch off the plate and end in strikeout on black to LHH; can use it to get in on LHH, came back to inside corner on RHH.
showed bite and some tilt; lacked big depth and could break early; did get soft with it often and it lost bite; used it to get lefties to chase, wouldn’t throw it to righties.
parachute action; hard arm action, plays well off the FB; turns wrist over extremely well; big arm-side fade and commanded well; feed this to righties away and got an extreme amount of swing and misses.
Claudio comes from a slinger lefty arm slot and his CH is his bread and butter. SL wasn’t great but it may work as long as he can spot the sinking FB and plus-plus CH. He doesn't have dominating stuff but everything generated swing and misses.