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Nick Gonzales

Born: 05/27/1999 (Age: 22)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10" Weight: 195
Primary Position: 2B
MD 5’10 195 lb. frame. Compact build w/ present strength.
Evaluator Trevor Andresen
Report Date 11/20/2021
Dates Seen 11/8 - 11/13 (Arizona Fall League)
Affiliate Pittsburgh Pirates (, Pirates)
MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Video
2023 High 50 No
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 50 Crouched, slightly open stance. Electric hand speed, but it's bat control > barrel accuracy & he has a tendency to mishit the ball, resulting in topspun line drives/ground balls. Displays plus strike zone awareness & rarely chases, but can get beat w/ both velo/offpseed in the zone. Projecting an avg hit tool due to the bat speed & his ability to stay within the zone.
Power 50 Won't show off the raw power in BP, but his strong quick hands help him pack a punch in-game. 20-25 HR potential.
Baserunning/Speed 50 Avg runner, clocking consistent 4.24-4.34 run times down the line.
Glove 45 Arm limits him to 2B, where the overall package is just OK. Will flash some fluidity in warmups, but the hands can get stiff in-game & the range is fringy. Serviceable defender.
Arm 45 Fringy to below-avg strength w/ avg accuracy. 2B fit.

Bat-first regular at 2B w/ raw tools that suggest additional upside.

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