According to multiple reports, the Dodgers are signing Accimias Morales, a 17-year-old right-handed pitcher from Venezuela.
Per MLB Pipeline, Morales is ranked as the No. 37 overall prospect. According to scouts, he’s one of the most interesting pitchers available on the market and has a ton of upside.
Per Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, Morales is a large and durable pitching prospect with plus command potential with all three of his pitches. He added that he’s athletic and features a repeatable delivery and has a presence on the mound.
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Large and durable with a 6-foot-4 frame, Morales shows plus command potential with all three of his pitches. He’s athletic, features a repeatable delivery and has a presence on the mound.
Specifically, his fastball has been clocked at 93 mph, he throws a hard slider with a sharp break and throws a changeup with lots of movement. His ability to mix up his repertoire while still pounding the strike zone stands out for a prospect his age. He projects to be a mid-rotation starter in the big leagues one day.