Braxton Davidson

Born: 06/18/1996 (Age: 22)
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 230
Primary Position: 1B
Seconday Position: LF
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd., (#32 overall), 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft (ATL)
Entry Point: High School
MLB Service Time: 0.000
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 25th, 2018
Dates Seen: 5/10-5/12, 7/19-7/20
Level: High A
Affiliate: Florida Fire Frogs
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Large frame with an XL body, has present stockiness that lacks athleticism, no projection.
Swing Mechanics
Hits from an open stance with a balanced setup, leg kick for timing, loose hands.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
N/A 10 10 Low-Minors Tops High
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 20 20 Average bat speed with strong wrists, long swing with a hitch, struggled to recognize pitches of all types from both righties and lefties, did not make adjustments and hasn't made so in 3 years at this level, see as a bottom of the scale hitter.
Average bat speed with strong wrists, long swing with a hitch, struggled to recognize pitches of all types from both righties and lefties, did not make adjustments and hasn't made so in 3 years at this level, see as a bottom of the scale hitter.
Game Power 40 40 Can get to it in games, but plays at below-avg given detriment of hit tool and inability to recognize offspeed offerings.
Can get to it in games, but plays at below-avg given detriment of hit tool and inability to recognize offspeed offerings.
Raw Power 60 60 Plus raw power, carrying tool and is best tool, legit strength with strong wrists and average bat speed.
Plus raw power, carrying tool and is best tool, legit strength with strong wrists and average bat speed.
Run 20 20 Bottom of the scale runner, not graceful or athletic, not a base-stealing threat.
Bottom of the scale runner, not graceful or athletic, not a base-stealing threat.
Field 30 40 Future below-avg defender at 1B, still new to the position and can make the routine play, but has below-avg hands with WBA range and lacks athleticism in the dirt.
Future below-avg defender at 1B, still new to the position and can make the routine play, but has below-avg hands with WBA range and lacks athleticism in the dirt.
Throw 40 40 Below-avg arm strength only plays at 1B/LF on a daily basis.
Below-avg arm strength only plays at 1B/LF on a daily basis.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Below Average Below Average
Approach Below Average Below Average
Instincts Below Average Below Average
Baserunning Below Average Below Average
Overall Summary
See as a High-A ORG 1B. 22 year old L/L former 1st rounder, plus raw is primary tool but is near unplayable at 1B present and with major hit tool detriments.