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Grayson Greiner

Born: 10/11/1992 (Age: 23)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 6' 6" Weight: 220
Primary Position: C
Physical/Health
XL frame and body, physically fit, lacks remaining physical projection. Easily the largest catcher I have scouted.
Evaluator Steve Givarz
Report Date 06/18/2016
Dates Seen
Affiliate Lakeland Flying Tigers (High A, Tigers)
MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Realistic Role Video
2018 High 40 Role 3, Organizational player No
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 30 Hits from a crouched even stance with a leg kick for timing; muscled body; longer swing path; slow hands; fair eye; below-average bat speed; struggles with pitches on the inner half.
Power 40 Average raw power; has natural strength with some loft; plays to below-average due to in-game utility and longer swing.
Baserunning/Speed 30 Not a runner; best time of 4.50; is not a basestealing threat.
Glove 50 Fair defensively; surprisingly athletic behind plate given size; blocks pitches in front and side-to-side; fair hands on transfer.
Arm 60 Plus throwing arm; 1.90 to 2B; struggles with accuracy at times; fair hands on transfer.
Overall

Greiner had some promise initially but has had issues since a hamate injury in 2014. At this point he has some major-league value as a defensive back-up who works well with a pitching staff, but is also likely to be a quality org player.

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