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James Kaprielian Scouting Report

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James Kaprielian’s Info
Height: 6’4″
Weight: 200
Throws: Right
Age/Birthday: 21/3-2-94
School/Year: UCLA/Junior
Position: RHP

James Kaprielian’s Scouting Report

Kaprielian was considered a third-round talent out of high school, but was committed to going to UCLA. That was smart decision for the righty.  He’s now a first round talent and a better all around pitcher.  Kaprielian has a consistent delivery with great command and a solid changeup. He doesn’t throw as hard as most pitchers in the draft, but his command makes him a first round selection.  He also has a slider and curveball, but he still needs to work on being consistent with those pitches.  Kapreilian looks the most major league ready pitcher in this draft.

Pitches
Fastball: 89-92 MPH
Changeup: N/A
Slider: N/A
Curveball: 78-81 MPH

Scouting Grades
Command: 4/5
Velocity: 4/5
Movement: 3/5
Mechanics: 4/5
Fastball: 4/5
Changeup: 4/5
Slider: 3/5
Curveball: 3/5
Overall: 29/40
Potential: B

James Kaprielian’s Stats

YearTeamAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIP
2013UCLA19001.5534000240.219127024531.06
2014UCLA20762.291515100106.07629274351081.05
2015UCLA211041.981616000104.28431237321131.11

James Kaprielian’s Best Fit

The best fit for Kaprielian is San Francisco or Oakland, as he would be able to stay on the West Coast and be able to come up through a solid farm system. He would probably be up in the big leagues by 2017 in either organization.

James Kaprielian’s Draft Projection

Top-20 Pick

Comparison

Homer Bailey – Cincinnati Reds Pitcher

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