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Scouting Mets Prospect #50: Kyle Allen

Allen is still searching for a consistent slider

The New York Mets drafted right-handed pitcher Kyle Allen in the 24th round of the 2008 MLB Draft out of the Pendleton [High] School in Florida. Long lauded for his fastball-changeup combination since that time, he has struggled to find consistency on the mound in recent seasons as he continues to find a consistent third pitch but he still offers some upside.

Vital Statistics Name: Kyle Allen DOB: February 12, 1990 Height: 6'3" Weight: 195 Throws: Right Bats: Right Status: 24th Round (2008) – The Pendleton School (FL) Fastball: Allen's fastball sits 91-93 MPH with plenty of natural tailing, two-seam movement. It has two-plane movement that he can use to pound right-handers in, or left-handers away, and generate a high ground ball rate (2-to-1 in...

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