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Brian Miller

Born: 08/20/1995 (Age: 21)
Bats: Left Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 177
Primary Position: CF
Secondary Position: RF
Slight build, physical projection remaining, room to fill out
Evaluator Jeff Long
Report Date 06/06/2017
Dates Seen 5/25 - 5/27/2017
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MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Video
2020 High 60 No
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 60 Good balance, premium barrel control; quick to the ball, above-average pitch recognition
Power 40 Decent leverage in his swing, moderate load and bat wrap, above-average bat speed, gap power
Baserunning/Speed 70 Elite speed (3.98-4.02 home to first), shows advanced base-running skills
Glove 60 Excellent range, gets good reads on the ball; takes efficient routes, will stick in center in pro ball
Arm 50 Solid arm strength and accuracy, ball carries well

Miller was impressive in ACC Tournament play, collecting a number of hits and a home run while displaying excellent pitch recognition and plate discipline. This season Miller led the Tar Heels in batting average while walking more than he struck out. Miller makes center field look easy, taking good routes to the ball and controlling his body through difficult catches look easy. He has plenty of speed, and it plays on the base paths and in the field.

The biggest red flag on Miller's profile is his lack of raw power. He’ll likely hit for below-average power at the next level, with more doubles and triples driving his slugging percentage than homers. The hit tool and defense will have to carry him through the minor leagues.

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