Smaller build; looks smaller than listed height; athletic body with maxed frame.
4/23/15 - 4/26/15
Frederick Keys (High A, Orioles)
Everyday type of guy; handled the entire series with professionalism.
30; Org Player
Below-average bat speed; quick and quiet hands; minimal movement in upper half; moderate barrel control; linear swing; mild load and leg kick; patient approach at plate; inability to recognize spin; struggles to pick up any secondary offering; routinely challenged the entire series with SL below the bottom of the zone; will struggle to barrel high-end FB velo at the top of the zone; currently feasting on FB-heavy org arms.
Average raw power; linear swing; lacks torque in hips; mild load and short and direct stroke; swing is not conducive for power; will spray the gaps and hit the occasional HR.
4.33 home to first; speed is not an asset; lacks agile feet and it does not play in any aspect of his game.
Choppy footwork; takes a long time to set feet; lateral range is below-average; reactionary and lacks feel; will make the routine plays but nothing out of ordinary.
Average arm strength; plays down due to awkward throws at 3B; rotational with a deep arm action; feet take long to set for throws and never look comfortable.
Dosch lacks a plus tool, which will ultimately hinder his ability to reach the majors. He is currently feasting on lower level pitching, mostly depth guys. Once Wilmington pitchers realized that Dosch would swing at sliders outside of the zone, they doubled and tripled up on the offering. The farther he goes in the minors, the more I expect the inability to recognize spin to become a hindrance. There is refinement needed defensively before he is ready to handle the next levels of the minors.
Round Drafted: 7th round, 2013
Why: College player with injury; slipped in draft; barrel control and projection with glove to possibly become a second division 3B.