Jonathan Guzman

Born: 08/17/1999 (Age: 20)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 156
Primary Position: SS
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as international free agent August 17, 2015 (PHI)
Entry Point: J2
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 14th, 2019
Dates Seen: 5x — April/July 2019
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Lakewood BlueClaws
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Medium, athletic frame w/ lithe and twitchy features. Lacking present strength but has significant physical projection remaining.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2022 10 35+ Follow Follow
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 30 40 Light overall bat without any punch even when squared; slappy hitter w/ raw pitch identification skills, frequently chases good breaking stuff. Won’t ever bring much offensive impact.
Light overall bat without any punch even when squared; slappy hitter w/ raw pitch identification skills, frequently chases good breaking stuff. Won’t ever bring much offensive impact.
Game Power 20 30 Limited XBH power now, projects as a doubles slasher as he gets stronger.
Limited XBH power now, projects as a doubles slasher as he gets stronger.
Raw Power 30 30 Light contact without raw power; limited projection to, not a part of his game; soft spray contact in BP.
Light contact without raw power; limited projection to, not a part of his game; soft spray contact in BP.
Run 55 55 Above-avg runner w/ basestealing aggression. Threat to swipe a bag, gets up the line quickly, pressures the defense.
Above-avg runner w/ basestealing aggression. Threat to swipe a bag, gets up the line quickly, pressures the defense.
Field 55 55 Above-avg actions at SS; light on his feet w/ easy glide in both directions; soft hands, quick transfer, looks the part on defense. Glove will be what gets him to the big leagues, projects to move around the infield in specialist role.
Above-avg actions at SS; light on his feet w/ easy glide in both directions; soft hands, quick transfer, looks the part on defense. Glove will be what gets him to the big leagues, projects to move around the infield in specialist role.
Throw 55 55 Above-avg arm w/ easy carry across the dirt and strong low line. Able to finish impressive deep throws from the hole.
Above-avg arm w/ easy carry across the dirt and strong low line. Able to finish impressive deep throws from the hole.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Plus Plus
Approach Below Average Average
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Glove-first infielder without offensive impact to project into full-time big league role. Defense and speed can make him a valuable upper-level player w/ 4A upside. Follow grade, will move into FV 40 tier if bat gets stronger down the road.