Position(s): RH Reliever
Projected 2007 Team: Colorado Springs (AA)
Age on April 1st: 26
Born: June 9, 1980 in Salt Lake, Utah
Height: 6-0 | Weight: 175
Bats: R | Throws: R
Drafted: 38th Round, 2000 (DFE) | How Acquired: Draft
College: Salt Lake Community College | High School: Alta (UT)
Contract Notes: Currently Rule 5 eligible.
Other: -2003 South Atlantic League All-Star
Scouting Report / Bio: A right-handed reliever with no true major league pitch, Beckstead's greatest attribute is his versatility. He's capable of throwing one to three innings with similar effectiveness, and has pitched several games in a row. Reportedly throws in the high eighties, Beckstead lacks quality movement on his pitches, and his breaking ball can be rather slurvy.
Future Outlook: Triple A long/middle reliever, but likely no cup of coffee in the bigs.
Links and Articles:
-Scouting Report and Future Outlook by David OhNo