Justin Haley Portland Sea Dogs  |  Pitcher

     
 

Age: 23
Born: June 16, 1991
Orangevale, CA
Height: 6-5
Weight: 230
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: 6th round, 2012;
46th round 2010 by CLE
How Acquired: Draft
College: Fresno State
High School: Bella Vista (CA)

Photo © Dave Letizi

Links
Haley uses fastball, mental fortitude (3.22.14)
2014 Top 40 Season in Review
The Write-Up: More from the Fort (3.23.15)

Physical Description: Tall, strong pitcher's build. Strong lower half. Close to maxed out physically.

Mechanics: Throws from a high three-quarters arm slot. Deceptive delivery. Pitches downhill.

Fastball:
90-93 mph. Tops out at 95 mph. Late downward action when he pitches downhill. Pitch jumps on hitters. Below-average command, but has shown the ability at times to locate to both sides of the plate when he wants. Manipulates the pitch at times, adding cut or sink. Solid-average potential.

Changeup:
82-84 mph. Flashes vertical fade. Fringe-average-to-average potential

Breaking ball:
Throws both a slider and curveball. Both have fringe-average-to-average potential. Slider flashes bite and bat-missing ability. Can throw for strikes or bury down and out of the zone when looking to waste a pitch.

Summation:
Potential number five starter or swingman type. Strong pitchability. Lack of true plus offering lowers ceiling, but polish and four-pitch mix give him a solid floor.

 
   
    Pitching Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l % era g gs sv ip h r er hr bb so whip k/bb k/9
  2011 Fresno State NCAA Coll --- 20 1 1 0.500 2.51 9 5 0 32.3 33 11 9 2 12 28 1.39 2.33 7.79
  2012 Fresno State NCAA Coll --- 21 7 3 0.700 2.87 21 11 0 87.7 88 32 28 1 33 89 1.38 2.70 9.14
  2012 Lowell NYPL A Bos 21 0 1 0.000 1.89 13 12 0 33.3 23 11 7 1 16 33 1.17 2.06 8.91
  2013 Greenville SAL A Bos 22 7 11 0.389 3.68 26 24 0 124.7 97 64 51 10 74 124 1.37 1.68 8.95
  2014 Salem Car A Bos 23 7 4 0.636 2.82 19 11 1 92.7 77 34 29 4 23 74 1.08 3.22 7.19
  2014 Portland East AA Bos 23 3 2 0.600 1.19 6 6 0 37.7 30 5 5 2 16 33 1.22 2.06 7.88
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: ---
First Pro Contract:
June 10, 2012 by Demond Smith
Signing Bonus: $125,000
MiLB Debut: July 2, 2012 (Lowell)
MLFA Eligible: November 2018
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2015
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
-
MLB Service Time (through 2014):
-
Options Remaining
: 3 (0 used)
Contract (2015): MiLB contract
Trade Restrictions
: -
     
  Awards
Carolina League All-Star (2014)
Carollina League Pitcher of the Week (June 2-June 8, 2014)
Eastern League Pitcher of the Week (Aug. 25-Sept. 1)
SoxProspects.com Awards
SoxProspects.com Pitcher of the Week (May 12-18, 2014)
2014 SoxProspects.com Season-End All-Star

 

  

 
 

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