Large, filled out frame. Looks listed 6-foot-4, 225 pounds. Very strong.
Will have to watch body as he matures.
slightly open with a crouched stance. Medium leg kick. Smooth, uppercut
left-handed swing with a one-hand finish. Has bat speed and some feel for
hit. Needs to improve pitch recognition and cut down on chasing pitches
out of the strike zone. Has swing and miss in his game, but will also take
a walk. Makes too much weak contact on the ground. Will be tested by
velocity. Potential fringe-average hit tool.
Plus raw power. Has shown the ability to hit it out to all fields. Needs
to lift the ball more to tap into power.
Run: Fringe-average speed.
Moves surprisingly well given his size, but likely will slow down as he
Field: Average instincts, will make the majority of plays
needed to profile as a corner outfielder. Lacks range, but projects as an
arm strength. Touched the low-90s as a pitcher in high school.
Career Notes: 7th rounder in 2017,
had been committed to UNC-Charlotte. Signed for slightly overs-slot,
a couple weeks shy of his 18th birthday.
Participated in the Fall Instructional League in 2018 and 2020.
Underwent shoulder surgery during the 2022-23 offseason and
began the 2023 season on the injured list while rehabbing.
Projects as a bat first corner outfielder. Wide gap between what he is now
and what he could become. Future potential depends on how his bat
develops. Has potential, but development could take time.
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