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Eric Stamets

Born: 09/25/1991 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 190
Primary Position: SS
Physical/Health
Thin, bony, narrow frame; average build. Lacks physicality for extra-base power. Above-average athlete; light on feet; quick first step; accelerates quickly.
Evaluator Adam McInturff
Report Date 04/28/2016
Dates Seen April 7-April 10, 2016
Affiliate Akron RubberDucks (AA, Indians)
MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Video
2018 Low 40 Yes
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 35 Lacks the hit tool for regular big-league profile, even at glove-first position. Singles hitter with pull-oriented contact. Minimal bat-speed from frame that lacks strength; beaten by plus velocity; consistently struggled to cover outer-half; would be exposed offensively if given everyday at-bats.
Power 30 Well below-average power, not part of offensive game. Singles contact; lacks strength to even drive the gaps; slightly more authoritative drives to pull side.
Baserunning/Speed 60 above-average to plus runner, plays up to 60-grade from good base running instincts. Gets out of his swing and up the line well; fair stolen base capability; can score from second and/or go 1st to 3rd.
Glove 60 Plus glove at SS; impressive glovework; has natural defensive tools and polish to finish plays. Loose, fluid defensive actions; completed plays to both sides and on the run; agile and mobile w/ quick first step to both his left and right. Standout defender; looked at home defensively.
Arm 55 At least above-average arm-strength, chance tick more; consistent carry across the IF w/ reliable accuracy; showed he can finish arm-strength plays on challenge balls to the deep 5/6 hole.
Overall

Fairly safe low-ceiling prospect; big-league utility lies in defensive value at SS w/ ability to slot all around the IF. Lacks bat for everyday profile. Provides bench value w/ glove, arm, speed. Paul Janish type toolset. Moderate interest.

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