Journeyman outfielder with a
large, filled-out frame.
Medium toe tap timing device. Very
quick wrists. Keeps bat high in the box. Uppercut swing path.
Good looking swing, but can get long on occasion. Average hit
tool. Impatient approach; swings at a lot of pitches
outside the zone. Struggles against advanced breaking stuff,
especially against right-handers.
Plus raw power, has yet to
translate in-game to anything beyond average power.
Average speed, but not a stolen
Field: Capable of playing
all three outfield positions adequately.
Strong arm. Above-average to plus.
Was involved in Biogenesis scandal
in August 2013 and received a 50-game suspension. Has already
played for 8 different organizations. Signed with Boston just
before the start of Spring Training in 2020. Played most of the 2020
season at the Alternate Training Site before being called up for
the season's final eight days. Became a free agent after being
outrighted following the 2020 season, but re-signed in December 2021.
Received a non-roster invitation to Spring Training in 2021.
Opened 2021 at the Alternate Training Site.
Profiles as emergency Triple-A
depth who could serve as a fourth outfielder at the major league
level for a stretch.
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a scouting report after the scouting team has seen the player in person.