Luis Alexander Basabe

Born: 08/26/1996 (Age: 22)
Bats: Both
Throws: Right
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 160
Primary Position: CF
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as international free agent, August 26, 2012 (BOS)
Entry Point: IFA
Options Used: 1
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 27th, 2018
Dates Seen: July 8-11
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Birmingham Barons
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On 40-Man Roster: Yes
Physical Description
Lithe, closer to 6'1, 180, some weight in backside. Twitchy and athletic w average strength. Some projection left up top.
Swing Mechanics
LH: Wide, barely open set-up w hands by armpit. Small leg-lift to transfer weight, high load w bat wrap leads into elevated swing path when bringing hands through zone; plus extension. RH: Same as LH, but load is not as high, less loft, shorter to ball w less extension.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 40 50 Everyday Player High
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 40 50 Makes hard contact from both sides; lets ball travel and keeps weight back. Flashes plus approach and feel for spin; can get anxious and swing and it bad strikes to square. Projects for continued development of approach.
Makes hard contact from both sides; lets ball travel and keeps weight back. Flashes plus approach and feel for spin; can get anxious and swing and it bad strikes to square. Projects for continued development of approach.
Game Power 40 45 Will elevate handful of HRs pullside form LH-side; can drive gaps to both fields from both sides of plate. Has approach to find hitters counts; loose hands and barrel feel to barrel spin.
Will elevate handful of HRs pullside form LH-side; can drive gaps to both fields from both sides of plate. Has approach to find hitters counts; loose hands and barrel feel to barrel spin.
Raw Power 45 50 Current 45 raw from both sides; excellent weight transfer with plus batspeed and hip rotation. Projects to 50 raw from LH-side w maturation.
Current 45 raw from both sides; excellent weight transfer with plus batspeed and hip rotation. Projects to 50 raw from LH-side w maturation.
Run 55 55 Btw 4.12-4.17 from LH-side to 1st; 4.23 as RH. Speed plays at all three OF spots.
Btw 4.12-4.17 from LH-side to 1st; 4.23 as RH. Speed plays at all three OF spots.
Field 50 50 Plus speed and solid-step reads compensate for fringy routes tracking back. Charges well. Avg in CF, projects to 55 in corners.
Plus speed and solid-step reads compensate for fringy routes tracking back. Charges well. Avg in CF, projects to 55 in corners.
Throw 50 50 Solid and accurate; hits relay, one hops to 3rd from CF. Slows release to get body into longer throws.
Solid and accurate; hits relay, one hops to 3rd from CF. Slows release to get body into longer throws.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Plus Plus
Approach Average Average
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Average Average
Overall Summary
Solid CF prospect who flashes five average or better tools. Profiles as 2nd division regular who gets on base w above-average approach and high-contact rate; will run into 12-15 HRs, mostly from LH-side with gap power on right.