Jeter Downs

Born: 07/27/1998 (Age: 20)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180
Primary Position: SS
Seconday Position: 2B
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd., (#32 Overall), 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft (CIN)
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 1st, 2018
Dates Seen: May 18-20, 2018
Level: High A
Affiliate: Dayton Dragons
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
On smaller side but not little, has some physicality; quick-twitch, light on feet.
Swing Mechanics
Narrow, open set-up with hands at ear height off-body, relaxed elbow, upright posture. Strides in to close, moderate load, high elbow, stays closed, line drive bat path.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2022 P 50 2nd Division Regular High
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 30 50 Compact swing; line drives; gets barrel to ball to all fields. Has feel for spin and will find barrel when it's up. Loose hands; will cast them when anxious. Approach ok but aggressive; shows feel to tone down with maturity.
Compact swing; line drives; gets barrel to ball to all fields. Has feel for spin and will find barrel when it's up. Loose hands; will cast them when anxious. Approach ok but aggressive; shows feel to tone down with maturity.
Game Power 30 45 Doubles power mostly; can drive and elevate pull-side. Has bat speed and compact stroke to hit 10-12 HRs a year.
Doubles power mostly; can drive and elevate pull-side. Has bat speed and compact stroke to hit 10-12 HRs a year.
Raw Power 40 45 Plus bat speed. Has a little juice to pull side from fast bat and some upper body strength. Could add 5-10 pounds to frame to find half grade more; line drive bat path.
Plus bat speed. Has a little juice to pull side from fast bat and some upper body strength. Could add 5-10 pounds to frame to find half grade more; line drive bat path.
Run 50 50 4.28-4.32 run times.
4.28-4.32 run times.
Field 50 50 Above-average lateral movement and actions; charges well. Average hands. Makes plays he should.
Above-average lateral movement and actions; charges well. Average hands. Makes plays he should.
Throw 50 50 Solid arm at 2B; stretched at SS from hole and up middle. Sets feet well to prep throw.
Solid arm at 2B; stretched at SS from hole and up middle. Sets feet well to prep throw.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Average Average
Approach Average Average
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Average Average
Overall Summary
Raw middle infielder who lacks carrying tool but is average-ish across the board. Fits as 2nd division regular at either SS or 2B and likely sees time at both and occasionally 3rd.