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Zack Burdi Scouting Report


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Zack Burdi’s Info

Height: 6’3″
Weight: 195
Throws: Right
Birthday: 3/9/95
School/Year: Louisville/Junior
Position: RHP

Zack Burdi’s Scouting Report

Burdi is a flame throwing closer with a plus fastball that reaches 100 mph at times and a plus potential slider, that generates plenty of swing and misses. He has a repeatable and smooth delivery to go with good command.

Strengths

  • Plus fastball
  • Plus potential slider
  • Solid mechanics
  • Good command for a closer
  • His changeup as above average potential

Weaknesses

  • His fastball can be flat at times

Pitches

Fastball: 95-98 MPH
Changeup: MPH
Slider: MPH

Zack Burdi’s Scouting Grades

Tool Grade/Projection
Command 45/55
Mechanics 50/55
Fastball 70/75
Changeup 55/60
Slider 60/65
Overall 55/60

Zack Burdi’s Stats

Year Team Age W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP
2014 Louisville 19 1 0 4.35 13 0 0 0 0 10.1 8 8 5 0 7 6 1.45
2015 Louisville 20 6 1 0.92 20 0 0 0 9 29.1 16 6 3 2 8 30 0.82
2016 Louisville 21 1 2 2.20 26 0 0 0 11 28.2 15 8 7 2 7 46 0.77

Zack Burdi’s Draft Projection

Mid First Round to Early Second

Zack Burdi’s Pro Comparison

Craig Kimbrel – Boston Red Sox

Where could Burdi end up in the draft?

Burdi could go as early a 20th to the Dodgers, with Baltimore being his floor at 27. The Pirates look like the favorites to land the hard-throwing righty.


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