Evan Mendoza

Born: 06/28/1996 (Age: 23)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 200
Primary Position: 3B
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 11th Rd. 2017 MLB First Year Player Draft, (STL)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: June 1st, 2018
Dates Seen: May 15-17, 2018
Level: High A
Affiliate: Palm Beach Cardinals
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Large frame, physical/muscular build.
Swing Mechanics
Hits from an open stance with the back leg crouched and hands at shoulder level, minimal load and stride with hands.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2021 P 40 Bench Moderate
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 40 45 Average bat speed, aggressive swinger, primarily a pull hitter; has bat control, though doesn't ID secondary pitches at times. Projects to have a playable hit tool w/ refinements to approach.
Average bat speed, aggressive swinger, primarily a pull hitter; has bat control, though doesn't ID secondary pitches at times. Projects to have a playable hit tool w/ refinements to approach.
Game Power 30 40 Over-aggressive approach plays raw power down. 9-to-12 home-run type in bench role.
Over-aggressive approach plays raw power down. 9-to-12 home-run type in bench role.
Raw Power 50 50 Average raw power, can take a ball out with moderate carry from LF-LCF; moreso based on strength and average bat speed rather than wrists/hand strength.
Average raw power, can take a ball out with moderate carry from LF-LCF; moreso based on strength and average bat speed rather than wrists/hand strength.
Run 40 40 Below-average runner, 4.36-4.44 seconds HP-to-1B, shows hustle down the line but isn't naturally quick.
Below-average runner, 4.36-4.44 seconds HP-to-1B, shows hustle down the line but isn't naturally quick.
Field 45 50 Future-average fielder, good instincts and first step at the position, can make tough throws, struggled with backhand in I/O but can improve with athleticism and additional reps.
Future-average fielder, good instincts and first step at the position, can make tough throws, struggled with backhand in I/O but can improve with athleticism and additional reps.
Throw 60 60 Plus arm, former pitcher and shows off the arm strength, throws are accurate and on a line shoulder high.
Plus arm, former pitcher and shows off the arm strength, throws are accurate and on a line shoulder high.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Average Average
Approach Below Average Average
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Below Average Below Average
Overall Summary
Lacks true carry tool for true regular profile; defensive value, corner versatility and playable bat give high floor in bench role; profiles as a reserve player able to spot start at numerous spots.