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Scouting Report: Robbie Aviles, RHP, Suffern (NY) HS (2010 Draft)

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December 30, 2009

I’ve seen enough of Robbie Aviles to convince me that he’d be getting looks no matter what part of the country he is from. He possesses a fast arm and a right-handed frame suitable for physical projection.

ROBBIE AVILES
6-4, 190, RHP
Suffern HS, Suffern NY
Games Seen: 3, Innings: 6

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Thin and wiry frame, loose and smooth athletic actions, balanced and gaining coordination; whippy arm speed and positive arm action.

STRENGTHS: FB 90-93, will pitch with four-seam FB at 91-92, two-seam FB 88-91. Hard true slider at 88 will be primary secondary weapon. 

WEAKNESSES: Overall command average to below-average on pro scale, needs polish and improvement in coming years. Needs to develop better delivery consistency; both factors should be correctable.  Softer curveball at 73-76, lacked shape and power. Occasional CH at 83 could be better third pitch for him in coming years.

SUMMARY: Smooth pitcher with live arm, should develop more explosiveness in coming years as growth cycles end and he develops more extension and downhill plane. Liked pitcher’s composure and mound presence; could be closer candidate in coming years if third pitch doesn’t become weapon.

GRADES: (Present/Future)
Fastball           50/65
Slider               40/55
Change-up     30/50
Command      30/50
Delivery          35/50

Overall Future Potential (OFP): 54

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