Chase Meidroth Salem Red Sox Shortstop

Age: 21
Born: July 23, 2001
Birthplace: Torrance, CA
Height: 5-10
Weight: 170
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: 4th round, 2022 by BOS
How Acquired: Draft
College: San Diego
High School: Mira Costa (CA)

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Pronunciation: MY-droth
First Pro Contract: July 29, 2022 (BOS)
Signing Scout: JJ Altobelli
Signing Bonus: $272,500
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2025
MLFA Eligible: November 2028
Pro Debut: Yet to Debut
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut: -
Service Time (1/22): 0 days
Options Remaining: 3 (0 used)
Contract (2022): MiLB contract
Twitter: @MeidrothChase
Instagram: @chasemeidroth

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  Physical Description: Smaller, undersized frame. Minimal remaining projection.

Hit: Starts slightly open with his hands high. Very brief leg lift and short stride. Simple swing mechanics. Short swing that is fluid and direct to the ball. Makes a lot of contact and has an advanced approach. Walked more than he struck out in college.

Power: Below-average power potential. Not a major part of his game. Swing is designed for line drives in the gap.

Run: Fringe-average speed.

Field: Soft hands, fluid actions. Profiles best at second base.

Arm: Average arm strength.
  Career Notes: Young for a college junior. All-WCC First Team in 2022. Played in the Cape Cod League in 2022 for Yarmouth-Dennis. Missed most of the 2021 season with an injury.

Summation: Will have to hit, but has shown strong contact skills and advanced approach. Young for the college draft class and combination of age, contact skills and approach grade out really well on models.

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

Red Sox select Chase Meidroth with fourth-round pick (7.18.22)
    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 San Diego WCC NCAA --- 21 56 228 53 75 19 0 10 47 124 40 25 6 3 0.329 0.440 0.544 0.984
    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 FCL Red Sox FCL Rk Bos 21     stats                            
2022 Salem Red Sox Car A Bos 21     stats                            
  Advanced Stats & Splits
  Awards Awards  
  Bay League MVP (2019)
All WCC First Team (2022)

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