YANKEES PROSPECTS

Domingo Acevedo 2017 Yankee Prospect Number 8

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Domingo Acevedo

Position – Right Handed Pitcher
Born – March 6th 1994
Bats – Right Throws – Right
Height – 6’ 7” Weight –  190 lbs
Acquired – Signed as an undrafted free agent in 2012 from Dominican Republic
Major League Roster By – Sept 2017 or 2018
Thoughts

At 6’ 7” he is an imposing force on the mound especially since he looks larger than the 190 lbs that are claimed on paper. Domingo Acevedo is a fire baller who has the ability to pop three digits on the radar gun. He has already hit 103 on the gun. He does need to learn to throttle it back a few percent in order to sustain throughout a full season unless the Yankees move him to an already insanely stacked bullpen upon his arrival.

He adds a plus slider and a good changeup that could work into a shutdown pitch next to his triple digit heater. The challenge here is of course, as mentioned, throttling back. He needs to learn that throwing 100 in the first to only throwing 92 in the fifth is not as good as 95 or 96 for all five innings. The other possibility is he gets stronger and bring heat for 30 quality starts a year. At his age he can still get bigger and stronger.

He will learn over time and if not, with a 100 mph fastball and two other plus pitches he could be the next closer in New York with no offense to the current crop at the big club already.

 

YearAgeTmLgLevWLERAGGSSVIPHRERHRBBSOBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
201319Yankees 1DOSLFRk122.631110041422012011431781.2939.202.49.4
201420Yankees 2GULFRk014.1155015.116870621671.4359.403.512.3
2015212 Teams2 LgsA--A301.811212049.2391610216542031.1077.10.42.99.8
201521Staten IslandNYPLA-301.69111104837159215531951.0836.90.42.89.9
201521CharlestonSALLA005.41101.221101181.810.805.45.4
201521SurpriseAZFLFal102.257001293313115016.80.82.28.2
2016222 Teams2 LgsA+-A542.6118180938332274221023721.12980.42.19.9
201622CharlestonSALLA311.988042.23413917481640.9617.20.21.510.1
201622TampaFLORA+233.221010050.1491918315542081.2728.80.52.79.7

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