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Nick Castellanos

Born: 03/04/1992 (Age: 22)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4" Weight: 203
Primary Position: 3B
Large, physical, still not in 'man' body. Bit of room to grow.
Evaluator Jordan Gorosh
Report Date 03/05/2014
Dates Seen 6/2011, 5/13-5/16, 9/9, 9/11, 9/20 2013
Affiliate Toledo Mud Hens (AAA, Tigers)
MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Video
2014 low 60 Yes
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 65 Superb barrel control; excellent hand-eye; lets ball travel deep in hitting zone; trusts hands implicitly; RCF is comfort zone. Must look for better pitches to drive; low heartbeat hitter; can get a bit overaggressive because of his outstanding coordination
Power 60 35 doubles, 55 XBH possible; over the fence power still developing; needs to pull ball more with authority
Baserunning/Speed 40 not a part of his game. May even slow down a tick more. Below average runner.
Glove 45 Good athlete for size; side to side movement below average; limited range; average hands
Arm 50 major league average arm; good carry on throws from 3B; can make all necessary throws.

Castellanos' future success is contingent on the bat. However, he's got an outstanding feel for the barrel, can drive the ball to all fields, and is going to grow into his power. As long as he stays at 3B, he's going to be a very nice asset, and can be a core player on a World Series caliber team.

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