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Scott Kingery

Born: 04/29/1994 (Age: 22)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10" Weight: 180
Primary Position: 2B
Lean, athletic body; lacks remaining physical projection.
Evaluator Steve Givarz
Report Date 06/19/2016
Dates Seen 5/13-5/14/2016, 5/27-5/28/2016
Affiliate Clearwater Threshers (High A, Phillies)
MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Video
2018 Low 50 No
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 55 Hits from an even, wide stance; small load and lift; short swing path to the ball; good contact ability; average bat speed but makes most of it; quick hands; good eye; level swing plane; advanced hitter.
Power 30 Well below-average raw power; over the fence power not a part of game; more a gap-to-gap power profile; hard-hit doubles; lacks swing plane or loft for more.
Baserunning/Speed 55 Above-average runner; 4.26 H-1B; gets moderate jumps and reads off pitchers; not a burner but is a smart baserunner.
Glove 50 Fringe-average at present; has moderate range on hit balls with speed; average hands; lacks consistency on throws; average footwork; should get to average over time.
Arm 50 average arm strength; enough for 2B; average carry and line; could play at other positions but has not been tested thus far.

With above-average grades on his speed and hitting, Kingery should find a spot in the major leagues at the very least as a utility man. I would like to see some more versatility before then; his defense needs to improve to become an everyday guy; otherwise he becomes more of a square peg in a round hole.

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