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Marco Luciano

Born: 09/10/2001 (Age: 19)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 178
Primary Position: SS
Secondary Position: 3B
LG 6'2 210 lb. frame that is still filling out. Likely to add another 10-15 lbs. before all is said & done.
Evaluator Trevor Andresen
Report Date 07/28/2021
Dates Seen 5/25/21-5/30/21
Affiliate San Jose Giants (Low A, Giants)
MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Video
Late 2023 Medium 70 No
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 60 Upright, slightly open stance w/ good rhythm. Natural load w/ plus bat speed & a slightly uphill swing plane. Approach & pitch selection are very advanced for a 19-year-old, showing a strong feel for the strike zone & taking good swings in positive counts. Recognizes spin/offspeed & will punish mistakes. There will be some swing/miss as a trade-off for the power, but it still looks like a .270-.280 bat w/ high walk rates.
Power 70 Generates easy plus-plus raw power to all fields w/ a chance to grow into 80-grade raw at physical maturity. Combined w/ the hit tool/approach/swing plane it's easy to see a 30+ HR bat.
Baserunning/Speed 40 Below-average runner at present & will likely lose at least a step as he continues to age.
Glove 50 Hands/feet work at SS for now (albeit as a 40/45 glove due to range) but the athleticism is trending downward & he will all but certainly lose a step as he continues to mature. Future 40-grade defender at SS, but should maintain enough agility to turn in average defense at 3B.
Arm 55 Above-average strength w/ accuracy to match. Fits on the left side of the infield.

Impact, middle-of-the-order run producer w/ a rare hit/power combination & polish beyond his years. Perennial all star type, even if he moves down the defensive spectrum.

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