Drew Jackson

Born: 07/28/1993 (Age: 26)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 200
Primary Position: SS
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 5th Rd, 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft (SEA); Traded to LAD 3/1/2017; 2018 Rule 5 Draft Pick (PHI); Traded to BAL 12/13/2018
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: June 16th, 2016
Dates Seen: 6/4, 6/5
Level: High A
Affiliate: Bakersfield Blaze
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Physical Description
Athletic; mature; lean, muscular build with broad shoulders and strong lower half.
MLB ETA Future Floor Future Ceiling Realistic Role Risk
2018 50 60 Role 60: Above-average major league shortstop Low
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 55 55 Short swing path; quick hands; stands tall with slightly open stance; holds hands around shoulders and has small load with good swing balance; bat covers a lot of the hitting zone; can drop bat head on off-speed pitches away.
Short swing path; quick hands; stands tall with slightly open stance; holds hands around shoulders and has small load with good swing balance; bat covers a lot of the hitting zone; can drop bat head on off-speed pitches away.
Raw Power 30 30 Drives ball around field; has power to pull side; power plays more as gap hitter with doubles and triples.
Drives ball around field; has power to pull side; power plays more as gap hitter with doubles and triples.
Run 60 60 4.17 HP-to-1B; 4.3 on turn to 2nd; Full speed after first few steps; plus base-running intelligence and anticipation on bases; aggressive going 1st-to-3rd; 47 stolen bases in Short A in 2015; Should steal 25 bases consistently at major league Level.
4.17 HP-to-1B; 4.3 on turn to 2nd; Full speed after first few steps; plus base-running intelligence and anticipation on bases; aggressive going 1st-to-3rd; 47 stolen bases in Short A in 2015; Should steal 25 bases consistently at major league Level.
Field 60 60 Smooth fielder with soft hands; quick-twitch first step; showcases athleticism with plus body control; covers a lot of territory; shows anticipation and reads ball off bat; a natural shortstop.
Smooth fielder with soft hands; quick-twitch first step; showcases athleticism with plus body control; covers a lot of territory; shows anticipation and reads ball off bat; a natural shortstop.
Throw 70 70 Double-plus arm with quick release; zips ball across infield; makes throw from 5.5 hole or up middle; above-average accuracy
Double-plus arm with quick release; zips ball across infield; makes throw from 5.5 hole or up middle; above-average accuracy
Overall Summary
Plus defensive shortstop with ability to hit high in lineup, creating runs via plus base-running skills and ability to make consistent solid contact with gap power. Holds hands high at shoulders and has small, balanced load from slightly open stance. Patient hitter with quick hands to the ball and level stroke that keeps barrel in the zone. Approach allows him to drive ball to the middle of the field and spray balls into the gaps; will hit for doubles-type production more than home runs. Strong, lean-muscled, athletic frame with quick-twitch first step on the field allowing him to cover large amount of territory. Natural shortstop with double-plus arm, smooth body control and soft hands; reads the ball well off the bat, reacts quickly. Aggressive, smart base runner; willing to utilize plus speed taking chances going 1st-to-3rd and stealing bases. Should be base-running threat at next level, even if he loses a step.