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Joey Bart

Born: 12/15/1996 (Age: 22)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 238
Primary Position: C
Large frame with a thick, physical body, barrel-chested, definite catcher frame, strength throughout, mature.
Evaluator Steve Givarz
Report Date 10/06/2019
Dates Seen 10/1/19 + 10/4/19
Affiliate San Francisco Giants (, Giants)
MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Video
2020 Moderate 60 No
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 55 Hits from a tall, slightly open stance with a small load to even. Plus bat speed with definite strength in wrists/hands to drive even mishit balls. Primarily pull hitter when going for power but can work all over the field, tracks balls out of pitchers hand, can be aggressive early in count, but has made adjustments in viewing to wait guys out, see as a future above-average hitter.
Power 60 Plus-plus raw power, strength in body with plus bat speed to take a ball out to any part of the park. Batted balls have significant carry and drive, can sell out for power and get too aggressive, but should play to plus.
Baserunning/Speed 30 Not a runner, not fleet of foot, catcher, doesn't matter.
Glove 60 Quality defender behind the plate, blocks pitches to both sides as well as in front, receives well, sets up on the inner half but can move the glove and give a good target for the umpire, leader on the field and takes control, plus defender.
Arm 60 Plus arm strength with quick hands and smooth transfer, 1.94-1.98 to 2B, throws were accurate to the 2B side.

See as a quality regular behind the plate, chance for all-star seasons at a premium positon. 22 y/o R/R catcher, future above-average hitter with plus-plus raw, plus game pop and plus arm/glove. One of the top prospects in baseball, strong interest, would acquire.

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