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Spencer Torkelson

Born: 08/26/1999 (Age: 21)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 220
Primary Position: 3B
Secondary Position: 1B
Extra-large frame, athletic with a thick lower half, physically mature.
Evaluator Nathan Graham
Report Date 07/14/2021
Dates Seen 5/5/21
Affiliate West Michigan Whitecaps (High A, Tigers)
MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Video
2022 Medium 70 No
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 60 Balanced, slightly open stance; quiet, easy swing; Excellent feel for the barrel, hits the ball hard to all fields; Patient hitter who commands the zone well, recognizes spin and has the ability to make adjustments at the plate.
Power 70 Easy, double-plus raw power generated by bat speed and physical strength. Has some natural loft in his swing path, ball jumps off of the bat; Gets to it easy in-game to all fields and does not need to sell out for power.
Baserunning/Speed 40 Current average raw speed, will play below average as he matures; Solid baserunner with good instincts.
Glove 50 Better glove than what he's given credit for, will be able to handle either corner infield position playing average defense at third and above-average at first; Shows good instincts in the field with a quick first step, lacks lateral quickness but charges well and shows soft hands when fielding.
Arm 50 Arm is strong and accurate enough to play as average from the left side of the diamond.

Wherever Torkelson lands defensively it doesn't matter, the bat is going to play at a high level. His combination of contact and near elite power will make him a constant middle of the order run producer in a major league lineup.

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