Jaylin Davis

Born: 07/01/1994 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Primary Position: RF
Seconday Position: OF
Acquisition Period: 24th Rd., 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft (MIN)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: September 26th, 2018
Dates Seen: July 28-30; August 24-26, 2018
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Chattanooga Lookouts
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Average height, high waist, above-average strength on athletic frame. No projection left.
Swing Mechanics
Open, narrow set-up, bat across shoulder, hands well off body, waggle. High leg-raise and stride to close off, hand noise, loads up and back w slight wrap, rear collapse, line drive-extended bat path, solid extension. Swing is fluid, above-average bat speed, hand noise creates length.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 30 45 Platoon High
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 40 45 Strength, bat speed and average barrel feel for hard contact in zone. Able to square up spin out over plate. Ability to lay off good strikes and stuff off edge early count. Exposed down in count, chases spin from righties, late on good FBs. Swing length exposes away, rolls over. Plays up in platoon.
Strength, bat speed and average barrel feel for hard contact in zone. Able to square up spin out over plate. Ability to lay off good strikes and stuff off edge early count. Exposed down in count, chases spin from righties, late on good FBs. Swing length exposes away, rolls over. Plays up in platoon.
Game Power 40 50 Showed it on anything up in zone, including spin. Good pitchers will take advantage of away, difficulty getting to power down in count. Could it 15-18 HRs full-time, fewer but with better rate in platoon.
Showed it on anything up in zone, including spin. Good pitchers will take advantage of away, difficulty getting to power down in count. Could it 15-18 HRs full-time, fewer but with better rate in platoon.
Raw Power 55 55 Strength and bat speed to drive power alleys; some feel to go oppo.
Strength and bat speed to drive power alleys; some feel to go oppo.
Run 50 50 Around 4.30 HP to 1B, a little faster on jail break. Takes a tick to get going, closes strong.
Around 4.30 HP to 1B, a little faster on jail break. Takes a tick to get going, closes strong.
Field 50 50 Average reads, routes, and speed for OF corner. Makes all the plays he should but doesn't wow. Better ranging to line than gap in RF.
Average reads, routes, and speed for OF corner. Makes all the plays he should but doesn't wow. Better ranging to line than gap in RF.
Throw 55 55 Strong throws on line to 2B from RF line, gets to his release. Accuracy and carry to play in RF.
Strong throws on line to 2B from RF line, gets to his release. Accuracy and carry to play in RF.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Average Average
Approach Average Average
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Average Average
Overall Summary
Lacks hit tool against righties for everyday ABs at ML level. Ceiling is a platoon starter against LHP who can move between either OF corner