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Brusdar Graterol

Brusdar Graterol

P | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 265 | Age: 21
Calobozo, Venezuela
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2019 1 1 4.66 10 0 0 9.2 10 1.24
1 Season 1 1 4.66 10 0 0 9.2 10 1.24
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2019 10 1-1 4.66 9.2 10 1.24
1 Season 10 1-1 4.66 9.2 10 1.24

Standard MLB Pitching Statistics

SeasonTmLGBFWLERAGGSSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIP
2019 MIN AL 40 1 1 4.66 10 0 0 9.2 10 5 5 1 2 10 1.24
*: All Star Season, Rankings AL/NL: Top 5 10 15 20      Click for Chart.

Scouting Report

Scouting grades: Fastball: 70 | Curveball: 50 | Slider: 60 | Changeup: 45 | Control: 50 | Overall: 55

After signing in the summer of 2014 for just $150,000, Graterol pitched sparingly in the Dominican Summer League the following year, then missed all of 2016 because of Tommy John surgery. He eased his way back with a solid performance across two rookie levels in 2017, then really jumped on the prospect radar by excelling at two levels of full-season ball, topping 100 innings for the first time and helping Fort Myers win the Florida State League title in 2018.

Graterol's stuff continues to get better the more he matures and the further removed from surgery he gets. His fastball touches triple digits and will often sit in the 96-98 mph range, with an ability to maintain velocity deep into starts. Throwing with plenty of sink, Graterol misses bats and gets a ton of ground-ball outs off of his fastball. When he committed to throw the harder version of his slider, in the 87-89 mph range, it trended toward plus, but he would back off of it at times. Continued separation between that and his slower curve will help, as will further refinement of his changeup.

The right-hander filled up the strike zone in the Midwest League and was still pretty consistent up a level as a teenager, pointing to perhaps better-than-average control in the future. His stuff, command and strength all add to a big up arrow next to his name, with a future as a frontline starter a distinct possibility.


Statcast - Pitching

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2019 144 27 1 3.7 85.7 4.6 .264 .364 .296 .290 .367 29.6 25.0 5.0
ALL 144 27 1 3.7 85.7 4.6 .264 .364 .296 .290 .367 29.6 25.0 5.0
MLB 40553 6.3 87.5 11.2 .251 .412 .317 .318 .371 34.5 21.7 8.3

Transactions

Team Date Transaction
09/01/2019 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of RHP Brusdar Graterol from Rochester Red Wings.
08/19/2019 RHP Brusdar Graterol assigned to Rochester Red Wings from Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
08/07/2019 Pensacola Blue Wahoos activated RHP Brusdar Graterol from the 7-day injured list.
07/29/2019 Pensacola Blue Wahoos sent RHP Brusdar Graterol on a rehab assignment to GCL Twins.
05/25/2019 Pensacola Blue Wahoos placed RHP Brusdar Graterol on the 7-day injured list.
04/01/2019 RHP Brusdar Graterol assigned to Pensacola Blue Wahoos from Fort Myers Miracle.
06/28/2018 RHP Brusdar Graterol assigned to Fort Myers Miracle from Cedar Rapids Kernels.
06/06/2018 Cedar Rapids Kernels activated RHP Brusdar Graterol from the 7-day disabled list.
06/02/2018 Cedar Rapids Kernels placed RHP Brusdar Graterol on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 30, 2018.
05/14/2018 Cedar Rapids Kernels activated RHP Brusdar Graterol from the 7-day disabled list.
05/08/2018 Cedar Rapids Kernels placed RHP Brusdar Graterol on the 7-day disabled list.
04/27/2018 RHP Brusdar Graterol assigned to Cedar Rapids Kernels from Elizabethton Twins.
07/26/2017 RHP Brusdar Graterol assigned to Elizabethton Twins from GCL Twins.
06/02/2017 RHP Brusdar Graterol assigned to GCL Twins from DSL Twins.
10/05/2016 DSL Twins activated RHP Brusdar Graterol from the 7-day disabled list.
06/03/2016 DSL Twins placed RHP Brusdar Graterol on the 7-day disabled list.
02/22/2015 RHP Brusdar Graterol assigned to DSL Twins.
08/29/2014 Minnesota Twins signed free agent RHP Brusdar Graterol to a minor league contract.