Scouting Report: 18th Round Pick Sam Kimmel, C, Stetson University

Scouting Report:

  • Selective/patient contact based bat
  • can catch (ends up super utility)
  • gap power driven
  • swing can get flat at times

Baseball America

Athletic converted middle infielder with a strong arm, soft hands, quick feet and a smooth lefthanded swing

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