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Cade Gotta

Born: 08/01/1991 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4" Weight: 205
Primary Position: RF
Secondary Position: LF
Physical/Health
Strong frame; additional projection, room to add good weight, moves well
Evaluator Thomas Desmidt
Report Date 06/19/2016
Dates Seen 5/31-6/1/16
Affiliate Charlotte Stone Crabs (High A, Rays)
Makeup

Mature, older draftee, chip-on-the-shoulder player

MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Realistic Role Video
2018 Moderate 50 45/Second-Division Regular No
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 50 Noisy swing, mild leg kick; frequently early to front side, doesn't fully engage lower half at present; above-average bat speed, swing path has leverage, moderate barrel control; consistent quality contact, stays in the zone
Power 50 55 raw, average in-game; leverage, quality extension, loud contact, power to the pull side
Baserunning/Speed 45 4.33, average base-running skills 1st to 3rd
Glove 50 Utility in all three spots, body and speed play more to the corner spots; moves well, efficient reads and routes
Arm 50 Average arm strength, quick release, hits cutoff men with accuracy
Overall

Gotta has all the tools to project into a Major League regular, with an athletic body and well-rounded skills. He shows offensive aptitude, with consistent loud contact and some demonstrated on-base ability. Noisy hitting mechanics may get exploited at next levels, average regular potential if the hit tool holds up.

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