Cole Tucker

Born: 07/03/1996 (Age: 23)
Bats: Both
Throws: Right
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 200
Primary Position: SS
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd. (#24 overall), 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft (PIT)
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: October 9th, 2018
Dates Seen: 6x — June, September, October 2018
Level: Instructs
Affiliate: Pirates Instructs
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Tall, tapered frame. Extremely athletic.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 40 50 Everyday Player Moderate
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 40 50 Good bat control, makes consistent contact and puts the ball in play. Fringy present batspeed from both sides, casts the barrel and has some length to swing. Line drive approach, both-fields contact; potential for average hit tool w/ strength gains and projection.
Good bat control, makes consistent contact and puts the ball in play. Fringy present batspeed from both sides, casts the barrel and has some length to swing. Line drive approach, both-fields contact; potential for average hit tool w/ strength gains and projection.
Game Power 30 40 Limited present game power that projects up slightly as he fills out. Power plays more to the gaps.
Limited present game power that projects up slightly as he fills out. Power plays more to the gaps.
Raw Power 30 40 More raw power and ability to use the whole field as RHH; light contact and slower swing from left-hand side. Below-avg overall raw power, though will grow into more as he fills out.
More raw power and ability to use the whole field as RHH; light contact and slower swing from left-hand side. Below-avg overall raw power, though will grow into more as he fills out.
Run 55 55 Above-avg runner up the line and plus underway; athletic, galloping stride; plus baserunning instincts allow him to get the most out of speed.
Above-avg runner up the line and plus underway; athletic, galloping stride; plus baserunning instincts allow him to get the most out of speed.
Field 60 60 Defensive actions and playmaking have improved from last season; loose, rangy movements at SS; soft hands, starts 6-4-3 DP well. Effortless glide all over the field, sift first step.
Defensive actions and playmaking have improved from last season; loose, rangy movements at SS; soft hands, starts 6-4-3 DP well. Effortless glide all over the field, sift first step.
Throw 55 55 Above-avg arm w/ solid carry and line. Can finish plays on the run and from different slots.
Above-avg arm w/ solid carry and line. Can finish plays on the run and from different slots.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Plus Plus
Approach Average Average
Instincts Plus Plus
Baserunning Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Instincts and defense at SS give high floor. Ceiling of everyday regular at a premium position. Safe-bet big leaguer with excellent makeup.