September 17, 1991
10th round, 2014
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Medium-framed outfielder. Lean and athletic. Starts from an open stance
and utilizes a leg lift, closing down as the pitch approaches. Has a short
swing and has shown an all-fields approach with a level swing path.
Fringe-average plate discipline with a professional approach.
Below-average to fringe-average hit tool. Below-average power, has shown
limited gap power high levels of the minors. Average speed. Above-average
arm. Capable of playing all three outfield positions at an above-average
level, but best suited for right field. Good teammate. Gamer type with
plus makeup. Played four years at Louisville before being drafted by
Boston. Invited to major league spring training in 2019. Organizational
outfielder who should stick around in the high minors as long as he wants
Scouting Scratch: Tavarez, Mars and Sturgeon (5.3.17)