November 24, 1992
Santa Maria, CA
17th round, 2015
College: Grand Canyon
Scouting Scratch (7.31.17)
State of the System 2020: Noteworthy Extras (5.26.2020)
Physical Description: Average frame with
minimal projection. Looks his listed 5-foot-11, 190 pounds.
Hit: Left-handed hitter, starts vertical with his hands
high. Simple mechanics, leg lift and then short, compact swing. Direct to
the ball. Advanced knowledge of the strike zone, solid contact skills. All
fields approach, confident attacking fastballs. Potential average hit
Power: Not a major part of his game.
Below-average raw power. Doesn’t project to add much more power. Potential
to hit 10 home runs a year and 20+ doubles if given enough at bats in his
Run: Below-average speed, not a major part
of his game, but does have solid base running instincts.
Field: Makes the routine plays. On the stiff side and has a
tendency to field the ball vertically. Average range, more comfortable
going to the glove side than to his back hand. Tendency to let the ball
get deep rather than attacking an early hop. Potential average defender.
Arm: Average arm strength. Plenty for second base and
passable on the left side of the infield in short stints.
Career Notes: Late round, low bonus draft pick.
Has shown the ability to make contact at every level. Invited to Fall
Instructs in 2015. Struggled mightility against forst exposure to Triple-A
in 2018, ended up getting demoted down to Double-A later in the season.
Non-roster invitee to major league camp in 2019. Solid showing in Triple-A
in 2019 despite missing time with wrist and knee sprains.
Summation: Projects as a potential emergency call up utility
player at the major league level. Ceiling of a mainstay
back-end-of-the-roster utility bench player. Floor of a solid
organizational player. Could play passable defense at all infield
positions and most likely the corner outfield if necessary. Bat is on the
light side, but projects to hit for enough average with on-base skills to
make up for lack of over the fence power. Strong instincts and work ethic,
gets the most out of his ability and has made steady improvement since he