Coached 1B on Sunday and kept his head in the game; teammates get along with him.
50; Major League Regular
Plus bat speed; hitch; hands can get overly noisy; loose wrists; moderate barrel control; bat is quick through zone; drops shoulder on occasion; can get unbalanced; mild leg lift; recognizes spin; ultra-aggressive approach; pull-heavy swing; can reach high-end velocity.
Plus raw power; pull-heavy power; leveraged swing; plus raw will play slightly down due to aggression and pull-heavy approach.
Out of the box slow; 4.51 and 4.58; displays better agility and speed in the field.
Inconsistent reads; will improve with repetition; first step is efficient; footwork is inconsistent.
Premium arm strength; extreme carry; accurate throws.
Signed as an international free agent in 2012 out of the Dominican Republic for $540,000. Pujols displays a plethora of enticing raw tools, and the in-game skill set is inching closer to actualizing. He's more than capable of playing RF and the bat has impact ability. There is risk involved due to his limited professional experience along with the aggressive and pull-happy approach.