Poor hitter; struggles against velocity; struggles against off-speed offerings; swing has slow trigger; length; fringe bat speed; small pocket for sweet-spot contact; can hit mistakes from right-handers; chewed up by arm-side pitching; not impact bat.
Good strength, but doesn’t generate good bat speed and doesn’t make enough hard contact for power numbers; not going to get easier as he climbs; could run into a few mistakes; batting practice displays don’t indicate much.
Below average times to first (~4.3); limited baserunning looks; runs better in center; good athlete that makes up for lack of plus raw speed with good jumps/first step; should maintain present speed
Can play center field defense; above average glove; good instincts for the position; good reads/routes; defensive versatility (can play all three spots); best tool; can refine more.
Average arm strength; gets good utility out of it; good transfers; good release; can make throws from right field; plays well in center; good accuracy.
Long history with player; never impressed with defensive skill set; walked away from series very impressed with ability to handle up-the-middle spot; lacks ideal speed but has instincts and proper reads/routes so range is solid; only above average tool; played with effort; ran every ball out; heady in the field during the game.
Lacks impact potential; can play all three outfield spots; bat won’t play as regular; lacks bat-to-ball ability; shows some approach; will play in upper minors; glove gives him a chance.