Matt Donlan Salem Red Sox Catcher

Age: 22
Born: November 9, 1999
Birthplace: Guilford, CT
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: Not drafted
How Acquired: Undrafted free agent (July 2022)
College: Connecticut
High School: Guilford (CT)

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First Pro Contract: July 20, 2022 (BOS)
Signing Scout: Ray Fagnant
Signing Bonus: $50,000
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2025
MLFA Eligible: November 2028
Pro Debut: August 7, 2022 (Salem)
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Service Time (1/22): 0 days
Options Remaining: 3 (0 used)
Contract (2022): MiLB contract
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  Physical Description: Medium to large frame with minimal projection.

Hit: Starts with his hands high. Uppercut swing path can get long. Below-average hit tool.

Power: Average to better power potential. Strong arms and lower half.

Run: Below-average speed.

Field: Shows aptitude for blocking balls and calling games. Smart player on the defensive side of the ball.

Arm: Plus arm strength.
  Career Notes: Played two seasons at Stonehill before transferring to UConn. Played two seasons with Cotuit in the Cape Cod League. First undrafted free agent to sign with the Red Sox in 2022.

Summation: Defense-first catcher with a bit of power. Profiles as solid high-minors depth.

Note: This page will be updated with a complete scouting report after the scouting team has seen the player in person.

    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
2022 Connecticut BE NCAA --- 22 61 219 47 57 14 0 12 60 107 27 55 3 1 0.260 0.375 0.489 0.864
    2022 Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
2022 Salem Red Sox Car A Bos 22     stats                            
  Advanced Stats & Splits
  Awards Awards  
  2022 College Park Regional Most Outstanding Player
First Team All Big-East (2022)
Second Team ABCA All-Northeast Region (2022)

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