December 19, 1998
free agent (July 2015)
Photo © Rick Rosenfeld
Physical Description: Short, athletic, skinny frame. Has
projection remaining. Needs to add strength.
Loose at the plate. Uses leg kick timing device. Swings from both sides
need work and lack fluidity. Very raw. Struggles with pitch recognition
and has a tendency to expand the zone. Lot of swing-and-miss. From the
left side, bat is noticeably slow. Gets shaded (but not shifted) to the
pull side hitting left-handed.
below-average power potential. Lacks physicality to generate much power.
Likely will need to shorten swing to improve hit tool given likelihood he
won’t hit for much power anyway.
above-average speed. Very good instincts.
Previously a second baseman, began primarily playing the center field in
2018, but in 2019, has returned to mostly playing second base. At this
point, defensive reps may depend more on the makeup of the rest of the
roster than his own development. At second base, projects as an average
Arm: Average both in the outfield and
at second base.
Career Notes: Participated in the
Fall Instructional League in 2018 and 2019.
Large gap between what he is now and his future potential, but development
seems to have stalled a bit in A-ball, particularly at the plate. Has to
develop a hitting approach. Still needs to make great strides to reach his