Emmanuel Rivera

Born: 06/29/1996 (Age: 23)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Primary Position: 3B
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 19th Rd., 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft (KCR)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: April 18th, 2018
Dates Seen: 4/5-4/8/18
Level: High A
Affiliate: Wilmington Blue Rocks
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Large build w/ broad strength throughout. Physical corner frame.
Swing Mechanics
Wide, square base w/ crouch and medium hand set. Moderate leg-kick trigger on frontside w/ quiet hand load before the swing.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 40 Bench High
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 30 40 Big-muscle swing w/ length to bat path. Below-average bat speed w/ holes on the inner third of the plate. Approach and swing are geared to mostly use the pull side. Could struggle against quality velocity in on hands.
Big-muscle swing w/ length to bat path. Below-average bat speed w/ holes on the inner third of the plate. Approach and swing are geared to mostly use the pull side. Could struggle against quality velocity in on hands.
Game Power 40 45 Raw power doesn't play up to full utility in games. Projects as a mistake hitter w/ the strength to drive pullside.
Raw power doesn't play up to full utility in games. Projects as a mistake hitter w/ the strength to drive pullside.
Raw Power 50 50 Big league raw power to the pullside. Doesn't drive the ball as well straightaway and oppo.
Big league raw power to the pullside. Doesn't drive the ball as well straightaway and oppo.
Run 40 40 Below-average runner up the line and on the bases, though not a clogger.
Below-average runner up the line and on the bases, though not a clogger.
Field 40 45 Fringy lateral range and first-step quickness at 3B. Will need to work to stay at the position and likely moves to 1B.
Fringy lateral range and first-step quickness at 3B. Will need to work to stay at the position and likely moves to 1B.
Throw 50 50 Playable strength and carry on throws, enough for 3B if his footwork and range come around.
Playable strength and carry on throws, enough for 3B if his footwork and range come around.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Below Average Below Average
Approach Below Average Average
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Below Average Below Average
Overall Summary
Power potential can get him to the big leagues as a 1B/3B type, but don't see the overall offensive impact for a regular profile there. Bat-only prospect that will wind up a 4A type if he doesn't hit enough.