Drew Waters

Born: 12/30/1998 (Age: 21)
Bats: Both
Throws: Right
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 183
Primary Position: CF
Seconday Position: OF
Acquisition Period: 2nd Rd., 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft (ATL)
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: June 6th, 2018
Dates Seen: 5/21-5/24/18
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Rome Braves
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Medium frame; lean, long, athletic build; wirey, twitchy strength. Room to add muscle.
Swing Mechanics
Narrow, upright base w/ high handset from both sides. Handsy inside/out stroke w/ balanced finish.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2021 P 55 Above-Average Regular High
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 40 55 Hitterish feel from both sides, though better game ABs as LHH; plus hand/eye, athletic swing that makes consistent contact; level swing path uses both fields. Ingredients of future above-average hit tool.
Hitterish feel from both sides, though better game ABs as LHH; plus hand/eye, athletic swing that makes consistent contact; level swing path uses both fields. Ingredients of future above-average hit tool.
Game Power 40 50 Game power projects, above-average hard contact and lift for his body type; potential 14-to-18 home run type w/ doubles as he grows into frame.
Game power projects, above-average hard contact and lift for his body type; potential 14-to-18 home run type w/ doubles as he grows into frame.
Raw Power 45 50 Ball jumped off the bat to both fields in BP; hard, low liners w/ projectable carry.
Ball jumped off the bat to both fields in BP; hard, low liners w/ projectable carry.
Run 60 60 Plus runner; accelerates well, gets to top speed quickly; threat to steal, puts pressure on the defense both home-to-first and on the bases.
Plus runner; accelerates well, gets to top speed quickly; threat to steal, puts pressure on the defense both home-to-first and on the bases.
Field 50 50 Ranges to both gaps w/ long defensive stride. Average major league center fielder, would be above-average defender at either corner spot.
Ranges to both gaps w/ long defensive stride. Average major league center fielder, would be above-average defender at either corner spot.
Throw 45 50 Fringe-average present arm; accurate and shows carry, but iffy strength to throws. Body type to grow into a half-grade more arm; profiles best in CF or LF in an everyday role.
Fringe-average present arm; accurate and shows carry, but iffy strength to throws. Body type to grow into a half-grade more arm; profiles best in CF or LF in an everyday role.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Plus Plus
Approach Average Average
Instincts Average Plus
Baserunning Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Athletic, switch-hitting outfielder who projects into a well-rounded toolset at the major-league level. Ceiling of above-avg regular in CF w/ plus hitting ability and solid defense. Could be a star if he develops better-than-average power.