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Estevan Florial

Born: 11/25/1997 (Age: 19)
Bats: Left Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 195
Primary Position: LF
Secondary Position: CF
Very projectable body, plus athlete.
Evaluator Greg Goldstein
Report Date 07/20/2017
Dates Seen 3x in July
Affiliate Charleston RiverDogs (Low A, Yankees)
MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Video
2019 Moderate 60 No
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 55 Plus bat speed, potential for more; ball jumps off bat, frequent loud contact; loose through the zone; flashed all fields approach; quick to ball; showed nascent spin recognition; aggressiveness will lead him to get under some driveable pitches, extend strike zone at times; gets a little pull happy when trying for power; question whether plus tools will translate due to aggressive swing/approach, won’t limit him from projecting to above-average utility.
Power 60 Plus raw, will grow into more; flashes moderate leverage to drive with high launch angles; gap-power potential all fields; has more than enough bat speed to send balls a long way, inability to stay within his power stroke hurts game projection; game power should project to plus utility at maturity.
Baserunning/Speed 55 Clocked 4.07, picks up speed around bases, could fall back a grade as body matures.
Glove 55 Quick to ball in the gap, aggressive in center field, speed creates plus range, profiles better long-term in the corners due to expected body changes, should remain athletic enough to project above-average in LF or RF.
Arm 60 Plus arm strength, velo to make it from outfield to home quickly, threat throwing runners out on the bases, hits cutoff men with carry.

Florial has tools galore and is a potential five-tool player with the amount of bat speed, strength projection, and athleticism that he brings to the table. His ability to make loud contact is exactly what you’re looking for in a potential all-star. Florial does have his weaknesses adjusting to pitches in the zone at times, but he’s still real young and flashes enough bat control and spray ability to project that these areas will improve as he gains experience. Florial is a rare breed because of his hit, power and speed capabilities, which makes him a potential first-division starter as he continues to progress.

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