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Jacob Gatewood
Ht/Wt: 6' 5"/190 lbs
Position: SS
Team: Clovis HS (CA)

Jacob Gatewood's Player Profile

Hit / On-base Gatewood has a tendency to over swing, and with a long bat path that leads to some swing and miss and timing issues. Ive also seen Gatewood struggle against better breaking stuff, and patience could be an issue.

Power Gatewood has plenty of power in his right-handed bat, as he has extremely strong wrists and generates plus bat speed. Its almost entirely to the pull side, but 30-plus homer seasons are not out of the question.

Speed Id qualify Gatewood as more quick than fast. With average speed.

Glove The industry is a bit torn as to whether or not Gatewood has a future as a major league shortstop, but Id give him a chance to play the position with third as a fallback. Hes got decent hands and plenty of arm strength, but most believe the lack of athleticism necessitates a move to the hot corner.

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