Jarred Kelenic

Born: 07/16/1999 (Age: 19)
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 196
Primary Position: CF
Seconday Position: RF
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd. (6th Overall), 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft (NYM); Traded to SEA 12/3/2018
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: August 18th, 2018
Dates Seen: 4x -- July, August 2018
Level: Rk
Affiliate: Kingsport Mets
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Well-built athletic frame with limited projection. Has impressive strength/speed combination.
Swing Mechanics
Slightly open set-up, wide feet, hands by ear, slight bend at knees, weight on back leg. Toe-tap timing mechanism, short load, high elbow, slight dip to create line-drive extended bat path, plus extension; quiet, fluid stroke.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2022 P 60 Top 10 at POS High
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 30 55 Cold weather kid still adjusting to professional level spin, difficulty laying off at present. Loose hands, excellent barrel-feel for consistent hard contact. Will trade off some hit to get to power, opens early and will be vulnerable to plus velocity away. Approach is solid; aggressive in zone.
Cold weather kid still adjusting to professional level spin, difficulty laying off at present. Loose hands, excellent barrel-feel for consistent hard contact. Will trade off some hit to get to power, opens early and will be vulnerable to plus velocity away. Approach is solid; aggressive in zone.
Game Power 40 55 Finds barrel; still learning which pitches he can drive; pullside at present, has ability and athleticism to make adjustments and look opposite in future. Will add value hitting the gaps and legging out extra bases.
Finds barrel; still learning which pitches he can drive; pullside at present, has ability and athleticism to make adjustments and look opposite in future. Will add value hitting the gaps and legging out extra bases.
Raw Power 55 55 HR pop to pullside power alley. Strong hands, plus bat speed, doesn't need to sell out w strong hip rotation and extension.
HR pop to pullside power alley. Strong hands, plus bat speed, doesn't need to sell out w strong hip rotation and extension.
Run 55 55 Run times sub 4.20 w late break from box due to extension in swing. Above-average runner in CF underway.
Run times sub 4.20 w late break from box due to extension in swing. Above-average runner in CF underway.
Field 60 60 Excellent reads and routes with above-average speed. Able to make plays in, back, and side-to-side. Takes command in CF.
Excellent reads and routes with above-average speed. Able to make plays in, back, and side-to-side. Takes command in CF.
Throw 55 55 Strong, accurate throws to HP and 3B. Lacks carry to be plus.
Strong, accurate throws to HP and 3B. Lacks carry to be plus.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Plus Plus
Approach Average Average
Instincts Plus Plus
Baserunning Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Plus defender in CF with hit/power/speed combination that impacts the game in all facets. Projects as top of the lineup bat who will impact game in many ways. Brings intensity and instinctual feel for the game. Top prospect, could be a franchise player.