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Nick Ciuffo

Born: 03/07/1995 (Age: 21)
Bats: Left Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 205
Primary Position: C
Solid build, present strength, quick and agile behind the plate, mild physical projection for additional good weight
Evaluator Thomas Desmidt
Report Date 06/18/2016
Dates Seen 04/19/16, 06/1/16
Affiliate Charlotte Stone Crabs (High A, Rays)
MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Video
2019 Moderate 50 Yes
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 45 Square stance, hands near his head, flat at trigger, minimal leg kick, balanced; keeps hands inside the ball, average bat speed, mild leverage, moderate barrel control; makes contact, has some lift and separation in the swing, power to the pull side; average command of the zone
Power 40 Has some power utility, mild plane, can lift and separate
Baserunning/Speed 40 Below-average foot speed, moves well for a catcher; not going to steal bases, quality baserunner with sound instincts
Glove 60 Defensive skills plus all around; athletic behind the plate, blocks pitches in front, solid lateral range with mobility to the ground; quiet receiving, quality presentation skills; handles pitching staff well
Arm 60 Plus arm strength, above-average hands on transfer; three pops at 1.83 average; shows instincts for picking behind runners, arm is strong and accurate, quick release

Potential starting catcher with strong defensive profile and plus arm, enough bat to project as a big league regular.

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