Mauricio Dubon Salem Red Sox  |  Shortstop


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Age: 21
Born: July 19, 1994
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Height: 6-0
Weight: 160
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: 26th round, 2013
How Acquired: Draft
High School: Capital Christian (CA)

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Physical Description: Athletic, lean, small frame. Room for added strength gains.  

Hit: Contact hitter’s profile with quick hands and solid hand-eye coordination. Open stance. Does a good job staying back. Still developing an approach and gets caught too often out in front of secondary offerings. Does make a lot of contact, but has a tendency to make weak contact against pitches that it be better to lay off. Solid separation in his swing and average-to-better bat speed. Fringe-average potential, but could be more if he refines approach as he matures.  

Power: Limited power at present. Will not be a big part of his game in the future. Even with added strength, well below-average power potential.  

Arm: Plus arm strength. Has shown on multiple occasions the arm strength to make the throw from the hole both from a set position and using a jump.  

Field: Fluid actions and has solid range in both directions. Confident coming in on the ball and shows soft hands. Footwork and posture can get sloppy but has made huge strides of improvement.  

Run: Plus speed. Learning to read pitchers and utilize speed. Currently lacks the instincts/feel for stealing bases at a high success rate. Can score from second and go first to third with ease.  

Career notes: A native of Honduras, Dubon moved to California to pursue a baseball career, staying with the family of a coach of a missionary team that had come to his village. Would be the first native of Honduras to make the major leagues.

Summation: Potential utility type at the big league level. Athletic with speed and defensive tools at a young age. Projects to be a contact hitter whose carrying tools will be his defense, arm, and speed. Still young, with long way to go developmentally. Defensive tools play at any infield position except first base. Could also likely handle the outfield if need be to increase versatility.

  Hitting Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
  2013 Capital Christian HS HS --- 18 31 88 46 42 14 6 3 33 77 17 6 28 6 0.477 0.549 0.875 1.424
  2013 GCL Red Sox GCL Rk Bos 18 20 53 8 13 3 0 0 4 16 1 12 6 2 0.245 0.298 0.302 0.600
  2014 Lowell NYPL A- Bos 19 66 256 40 82 8 1 3 34 101 9 26 7 8 0.320 0.337 0.395 0.732
  2015 Greenville SAL A Bos 20  58 236 43 71 12 3 4 29 101 18 34 18 4 0.301 0.354 0.428 0.782
  2015 Salem Car A+ Bos 20  62 237 27 65 9 0 1 18 77 23 38 12 3 0.274 0.343 0.325 0.668
  2016 Salem Car A+ Bos 21     stats                            
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: dew-BONE
First Pro Contract:
July 12, 2013 by Demond Smith
Signing Bonus: N/A
MiLB Debut: July 25, 2013 (GCL)
MLFA Eligible: November 2019
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2017
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
MLB Service Time (through 2015):
Options Remaining
: 3 (0 used)
Contract (2016): MiLB contract
Trade Restrictions
: -
Red Sox Minor League Base Runner of the Month (May 2015)
2015 South Atlantic League All-Star Awards
2016 Pre-Season All-Star






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