Michael Gettys Worcester Red Sox Outfield

       
 
Age: 25
Born: October 22, 1995
Birthplace: Gainesville, GA
Height: 6-1
Weight: 205
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
   
Drafted: 2nd round, 2014 by SD
How Acquired: Signed as a minor league free agent (Nov. 2020)
College: (Georgia commit)
High School: Gainesville HS (GA)
   

Photo © San Diego Tribune
Pronunciation: GETT-ees
First Pro Contract: June 13, 2014 (SD)
Signing Scout: Andrew Salvo
Signing Bonus: $1,300,000
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2020
MLFA Eligible: November 2021
   
Pro Debut: July 20, 2014 (AZL Padres)
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut: -
Service Time (1/21): 0 days
Options Remaining: 3 (0 used)
Contract (2020): MiLB contract
   
Twitter: @michaelgettys3
Instagram: @michaelgettys

 
 
 
 
 
     
  Scouting Report & Links      
         
  Physical Description: Medium-sized frame with minimal remaining projection. High-waisted, very sturdy build. Looks the part. Strong, athletic.

Hit: Starts square with his hands by his chest. Quiet pre-pitch. Toe-tap timing device. Stiff swing. Uphill swing path. Well below-average pitch recognition and timing. Far too much swing-and-miss in his game and has the propensity to expand the zone. Struggles recognizing spin. Could be a candidate for a swing change. Potential well below-average hit tool.

Power: Plus raw power. Strong wrists and loft in swing allow him to drive the ball to all fields.

Run: Above-average speed. Stolen base totals have consistently decreased as he has gotten older.

Field: Above-average defender. Has plenty of range in center field and gets good reads.
  Arm: Plus-plus arm. Can make any throw from all three outfield spots.

Career Notes: Overhauled his swing path in 2017. Struggled through back problems in 2017 and 2018. Signed as a priority minor league free agent by Boston early in 2020-21 offseason.

Summation: Potential high-end organizational player. Extremely gifted athlete with elite level physical tools, but poor hitting ability significantly limits his potential. Will likely need to make significant changes at the plate to project to make enough contact to become a consistent major league-quality player. 

Links
-
 
   
     
    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
2014 AZL Padres Ariz Rk SD 18 52 213 29 66 8 5 3 38 93 15 66 14 2 0.310 0.353 0.437 0.790
  2015 Fort Wayne TinCaps Midw A SD 19 122 494 62 114 27 6 6 44 171 28 162 20 10 0.231 0.271 0.346 0.617
  2016 Fort Wayne TinCaps Midw A SD 20 68 257 37 78 10 5 3 27 107 18 69 24 10 0.304 0.369 0.416 0.785
  2016 Lake Elsinore Storm Cal A+ SD 20 60 248 40 76 13 0 9 33 116 17 77 9 6 0.306 0.356 0.468 0.824
  2017 Lake Elsinore Storm Cal A+ SD 21 116 457 84 116 22 4 17 51 197 46 191 22 8 0.254 0.329 0.431 0.760
2018 San Antonio Missions Tex AA SD 22 125 431 51 99 22 3 15 53 172 31 160 17 6 0.230 0.290 0.399 0.689
  2019 El Paso Chihuahuas PCL AAA SD 23 128 507 97 130 29 5 31 91 262 33 168 14 6 0.256 0.305 0.517 0.822
  2020 MiLB Season Cancelled --- --- SD 24 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
   
     
    2021 Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
2021 TBD - - Bos 25     stats                            
   
     
  Advanced Stats & Splits
   
     
  Awards   SoxProspects.com Awards  
  Arizona League Season-End All-Star (2014)
Midwest League All-Star (2016)
Arizona Fall League Rising Star (2016)
California League Player of the Week (May 29 - June 4, 2017)
Texas League All-Str (2018)
  -  
   

   
     
     
     
 
Copyright © 2003-2020 SoxProspects, LLC
All Rights Reserved.
email: info@soxprospects.com
SoxProspects.com is in no way affiliated with the Boston Red Sox, Pawtucket Red Sox, Portland Sea Dogs, Salem Red Sox, Greenville Drive, Lowell Spinners, GCL Red Sox, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball..