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Austin Slater

Born: 12/13/1992 (Age: 23)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 215
Primary Position: CF
Secondary Position: LF
Physical/Health
lean, athletic build; mature
Evaluator Adam Hayes
Report Date 04/17/2016
Dates Seen 04/12, 04/13
Affiliate Richmond Flying Squirrels (, Giants)
MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Realistic Role Video
2017 Medium 40 Capable 4th OF Yes
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 40 quick, compact stroke; hands drift a little in load, but wrists are fast enough to compensate; not much use of lower half; will take a pitch to the opposite field; aggressive early in a count; aggressiveness leads to swing and miss
Power 40 50 raw; gap-to-gap power, able to drive ball to opposite field; aggressive approach and reliance on upper half will limit realization of power; capable of making hard contact and running into a few
Baserunning/Speed 0 no run times, but athletic
Glove 50 capable outfielder; makes all the necessary plays
Arm 0 not tested
Overall

Capable, likely 4th OF with quick bat and ability to drive ball. Generates power through bat speed, upper half. Early count aggressiveness leads to swing and miss tendencies. Doesn't use lower half much. Shows athleticism and potential.

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