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Cesar Augusto Cabral
Posted 16 June 2010 - 12:33 PM
Born: Feb 11, 1989 in Sabana Grande de Palenque, DR
Signed: International free agent (July 2005)
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: 2010-11
(The middle name is important because the Sox signed his 19 yr old brother Cesar Ariel Cabral last year).
Finally putting it together after being drafted in the DR at the age of 16.
2009 Lowell: 15 games (9 starts), 60.1 IP, 66 hits, 47 Ks, 17 BBs, 4.03 ERA
2010 Greenville: 17 games (0 starts), 31.1 IP, 16 hits, 35 Ks, 7 BBs, .29 ERA
2010 Salem: 4 games (0 starts), 8.2 IP, 3 hits, 11 Ks, 1 BB, 1.04 ERA
Sox prospects suggests 93 mph FB with 78mph offspeed pitches with good control.
Posted 27 June 2010 - 05:24 AM
The previous SoxProspects report said "Fastball sits 85-87 mph without much life" so it was updated recently. I did hear Lepler say 93 a few times on Salem's radio broadcast, so the bullpen is treating him well. Not to mention he is an extreme ground ball pitcher. He has been ridiculous this year.
Edited by SoxScout, 27 June 2010 - 05:25 AM.
Posted 11 August 2010 - 08:49 AM
Scouting Report: Lefty with a solid frame. and a 3/5 delivery. Pitches exclusively from the stretch. Fastball sits between 91-93 mph and tops out at 95 mph. Secondary pitches include an 81-83 mph circle changeup, a mid-70s slurvey curveball, and a sharp 79-82 mph slider. Gets a lot of swings and misses with his changeup, which has nice downward movement. Excellent command and control, attacks hitters.
So how has he been doing?
He had a 5.3 ERA over his first 12 games, but a WHIP of 1.14 vs his last 7 where his ERA and WHIP have been 1.42.
So regardless of SSS effect on stats comparing gvl to salem, what we can see is that he has maintained his SO/walk rates after his promotion.
Not a bad year for the kid so far.
Posted 21 July 2011 - 10:49 AM
Sox Prospects updated their scouting report again:
Lefty with a solid frame and a smooth delivery. Pitches exclusively from the stretch. Fastball sits between 88-92 mph and tops out at 95 mph. Secondary pitches include an excellent 81-83 mph circle changeup, a mid-70s slurvey curveball, and a sharp 79-82 mph slider. Gets a lot of swings and misses with his changeup, which has nice downward movement. Excellent command and control, attacks hitters.
He has held lefties to a .188 avg in AA (SSS). I would suggest he is making a case to be considered in the '40 man roster crunch' discussion.
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