Devlin Granberg Salem Red Sox First Base

       
 
Age: 23
Born: September 8, 1995
Birthplace: Hudson, CO
Height: 6-2
Weight: 225
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
   
Drafted: 6th round, 2018 by BOS
How Acquired: Draft
College: Dallas Baptist
High School: Holy Family (CO)

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Pronunciation: -
First Pro Contract: June 14, 2018 (BOS)
Signing Scout: Brandon Agamennone
Signing Bonus: $40,000
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2021
MLFA Eligible: November 2024
   
Pro Debut: June 15, 2018 (Lowell)
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut: -
Service Time (1/19): 0 days
Options Remaining: 3 (0 used)
Contract (2019): MiLB contract
   
Twitter: @devlin_granberg
Instagram: @pappaberg14

 
 
 
 
 
     
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  Physical Description: Looks the part. Strong, sturdy frame. Surprisingly athletic for his size. Minimal remaining projection.

Hit: Starts square with his hands high. Short, compact swing. Slightly above-average bat speed. Knows the strike zone and will take a walk. Has feel for hit, but has some swing-and-miss in his game. Uses all fields. Makes a lot of hard contact. Potential average hit tool.

Power: Average raw power. Game power plays below that. Will hit a handful of home runs per year, but primarily has gap power.

Arm: Fringe-average arm strength. Passable in the corner outfield, but doesn’t stand out there.

Field: Shows soft hands and confidence scooping throws in the dirt at first base. Average range in the outfield and will make routine plays. Has more defensive upside at first base, where he could be a potential above-average defender. Profiles as an average defender at best in the outfield.
  Run: Fringe-average speed. Instincts allow him to steal more bases than you’d expect given his speed. Moves well for size.

Career Notes:
One of the most productive college hitters in the country in 2018 and semi-finalist for the 2018 Dick Howser Trophy awarded to the top player in collegiate baseball. Was seen as one of the better senior signs available in the 2018 draft. Began college career at Creighton before transferring to Cisco College, a Texas JuCo, for his sophomore season, then to Dallas Baptist. Participated in the Fall Instructional League in 2018.

Summation: Potential up-and-down type. Lacks a carrying tool, but gets the most out of what he has. Good approach, makes contact and has some power. Very instinctual player with great makeup. Defensive versatility will be key as bat doesn’t profile great at either first base or in the corner outfield.

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    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
2015 Creighton NCAA Coll --- 19 10 18 1 2 1 0 0 1 3 2 1 0 0 0.111 0.200 0.167 0.367
  2016 Cisco NJCAA JuCo --- 20 47 172 69 92 25 8 7 57 154 17 14 1 0 0.535 0.581 0.895 1.476
  2017 Dallas Baptist NCAA Coll --- 21 47 181 46 65 12 2 7 47 102 18 37 6 0 0.359 0.439 0.564 1.003
  2018 Dallas Baptist NCAA Coll --- 22 63 253 72 112 17 2 13 70 172 52 42 26 1 0.443 0.541 0.680 1.221
  2018 Lowell NYPL A- Bos 22 61 223 40 67 18 0 4 29 97 25 49 9 2 0.300 0.383 0.435 0.818
   
     
    2019 Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
2019 Greenville SAL A Bos 23     stats                            
2019 Salem Cae A+ Bos 23     stats                            
   
     
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  Awards   SoxProspects.com Awards  
  2018 New York-Penn League All-Star
2019 South Atlantic League All-Star
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