J.P. Crawford

Born: 01/11/1995 (Age: 24)
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 180
Primary Position: SS
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd., (#16 overall) , 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft (PHI).
Entry Point: High School
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: December 11th, 2015
Dates Seen: 8/4-8/5/15
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Reading Fightin' Phils
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Swing Mechanics
Slightly open stance; high hands; quiet pre-swing setup; crouch; quiet hand load with leg-kick timing.
MLB ETA Future Floor Future Ceiling Realistic Role Risk
2016 50 60 Role 60: first-division regular; all-star caliber shortstop Low
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 50 60 Quiet pre-swing setup; loose, explosive hands; easy, smooth stroke through hitting zone; quality bat control/contact skills and ability to adjust; ability to barrel premium velocity; plus bat speed; ability to manipulate barrel through zone; contact and line drive oriented presently; advanced approach and plan; high understanding of strike zone and quality pitch IQ skills.
Quiet pre-swing setup; loose, explosive hands; easy, smooth stroke through hitting zone; quality bat control/contact skills and ability to adjust; ability to barrel premium velocity; plus bat speed; ability to manipulate barrel through zone; contact and line drive oriented presently; advanced approach and plan; high understanding of strike zone and quality pitch IQ skills.
Raw Power 40 50 Extends well through contact; slight lift in swing w/ bat speed; flashes potential average raw power in BP; gap-to-gap power; more pull-side orientation; more 2B's oriented than HR power -- will improve with added strength throughout core.
Extends well through contact; slight lift in swing w/ bat speed; flashes potential average raw power in BP; gap-to-gap power; more pull-side orientation; more 2B's oriented than HR power -- will improve with added strength throughout core.
Run 60 60 4.15 to 1B; quick strides; explosive first step; quality reads off pitchers; plus instincts on bases.
4.15 to 1B; quick strides; explosive first step; quality reads off pitchers; plus instincts on bases.
Field 60 60 Quick first step; soft hands; crisp, fluid SS actions; plus range due to first step and reactions; smooth, quick transfer from glove to hand; fields out front; quality footwork making DP turn.
Quick first step; soft hands; crisp, fluid SS actions; plus range due to first step and reactions; smooth, quick transfer from glove to hand; fields out front; quality footwork making DP turn.
Throw 60 60 Quick, effortless release; low 3/4 arm slot; arm suited for left side of INF; accuracy can be hindered by release; carry on throws across INF; can make all throws.
Quick, effortless release; low 3/4 arm slot; arm suited for left side of INF; accuracy can be hindered by release; carry on throws across INF; can make all throws.
Overall Summary
High IQ and instincts; four-plus potential tools from a premium defensive position; advanced skill set and approach to game for current age; floor of major league regular due to defensive value, and a ceiling of an all-star caliber shortstop.