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Kyle Ryan

Born: 09/25/1991 (Age: 22)
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Height: 6' 5" Weight: 180
Mechanics
Tall, lean frame; long arms; minimal growth projection; average arm speed; higher 3/4th arm slot; crossfire delivery with a long stutter; gives some deception and plays up his arsenal; lower half stiff and inconsistent follow-through.
Evaluator Tucker Blair
Report Date 04/29/2014
Affiliate Erie SeaWolves (AA, Tigers)
Dates Seen 4/23/2014
OFP 40
Realistic 30: Organizational Player
Video No
Pitch Type Present Grade Future Grade Sitting Velocity Peak Velocity Report
FB 30 30 86-88 89 Subtracts velocity at times; poor pitch with little movement; decent plane; plus command and control; shows ability to spot fastball low in the zone.
CH 40 40 79-82 83 Mild fade; mild feel; telegraphs it; fringe pitch; pitch does not have enough depth or movement to be productive enough.
CB 45 50 77-80 81 11-to-5 break; casted a few times; average pitch; decent break and better working in the 77-79 mph range.
Overall

Ryan is an org guy who is starting at AA and putting up half-decent numbers. However, with a potential drop in his arm slot he could see a tick more deception and become a potential LOOGY. He displays solid command and control of all three pitches, and some alterations with the delivery might be what gets him into a major league bullpen.

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