In the most recent article in the Scouting 101 series, I talked about the differences in what scouts look for in where they draft pitchers. I identified a few factors that separate a first round pitcher versus a supplemental or even second rounder. In the final articles, I will dive into more details about scouting pitchers. This will cap off a nice run in the series.
In general, there are about 13 aspects to really bear down on when scouting a pitcher. They are listed, in no particular order, as follows. Physicality, durability, delivery, deception, arm action, velocity, movement, command, control, breaking ball, change up, intelligence, and what I like to call "cajones."
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