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Leonardo Rivas

Born: 10/10/1997 (Age: 21)
Bats: Switch Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10" Weight: 150
Primary Position: SS
Secondary Position: 2B
With the strength and physicality of a prizefighter, the 5'10", 150 pound Rivas is a dynamic athlete in the middle of the diamond.
Evaluator Brandon Williams
Report Date 05/06/2019
Dates Seen 4/4 - 4/10 ; 4/18 ; 4/22 - 4/29 ; 4/30 - 5/2
Affiliate Inland Empire 66ers (High A, Angels)
MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Video
2021 Low 55 No
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 55 Switch-hitter with a short, efficient stroke from both sides of the plate. Consistent hard-contact from line-to-line should enable him to hit for average while supplying occasional extra-base hits.
Power 40 Impressive pound-for-pound strength will maximize the power produced from his slight frame.
Baserunning/Speed 60 Superior baseball instincts and quickness make Rivas an excellent baserunner, consistently taking extra-bases while capable of stealing 15-30 per year.
Glove 60 Equipped with the natural instincts and athleticism of a shortstop, Rivas has demonstrated a comfort and ability to excel at second base, as well. Also experimenting at third base and in the outfield, Rivas' athleticism and versatility will make it easier to get his bat into the lineup.
Arm 60 Good feet and a quick release allow Rivas to make all the throws. Turns the DP with toughness and grit from both sides of the bag.

Leonardo Rivas is a "winning ballplayer" that can enhance a team in numerous ways. His natural athleticism and exceptional baseball instincts enable him to flourish in multiple positions/situations and make him a valuable addition to any roster. He can be an everyday SS/2B or a valuable asset of the bench.

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