Draft Video & Scouting Notes: Jacob Gatewood

Kiley shares summer video, notes and scouting grades on the hitter with the highest upside in the 2014 prep class, Northern California SS Jacob Gatewood.

2014 MLB Draft Prospect: Jacob Gatewood, SS, Clovis HS (CA), USC commit

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Appearances This Summer

6/19 - 6/23 Tournament Of Stars (Cary, NC): 2 games, 8 PA: 2-8, 2 singles, 3 K

6/28 - 7/5 PG 18U National Championship (Marietta, GA): 6 games, 22 PA

8/5 - 8/8 Area Code Games (Long Beach, CA): 3 games, 8 PA: 0-8, 6 groundouts, 2 Ks

8/11 PG All American Classic (San Diego, CA): 1 game, 4 PA: 0-4, 2 groundouts, flyout, strikeout

Scouting Notes

Present/Future, using 20-80 scouting scale where 50 is MLB average, present hitting grade is peer grade

6'4/190, R/R, Draft Day Age: 18.70

Hit: 35/45

Power: 60/65

Speed: 55/50

Defense: 50/55

Arm: 55/55

Projection: Above average third baseman, Top 15 pick

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