Michael Helman

Born: 05/23/1996 (Age: 23)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Primary Position: 2B
Seconday Position: INF
Acquisition Period: 11th Rd., 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft (MIN)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: June 7th, 2019
Dates Seen: 4x -- May 2019
Level: High A
Affiliate: Ft. Myers Miracle
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Physical infield frame w/ broad shoulders and square build. Big league look.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2021 10 35+ Follow Follow
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 30 40 Fast bat through the zone w/ limited barrel control; wild cut w/ length and frequent whiffs on spin. Front foot gets down late, causing undue length and inability to turn around velo. Doesn't shorten up behind in counts, approach needs an overhaul. Has some raw hitting tools that play down; don't see enough offense for full-time ML role.
Fast bat through the zone w/ limited barrel control; wild cut w/ length and frequent whiffs on spin. Front foot gets down late, causing undue length and inability to turn around velo. Doesn't shorten up behind in counts, approach needs an overhaul. Has some raw hitting tools that play down; don't see enough offense for full-time ML role.
Game Power 30 40 Current struggles at the plate limit how much power is showing up in games. Doubles hitter w/ occasional ability to put one out.
Current struggles at the plate limit how much power is showing up in games. Doubles hitter w/ occasional ability to put one out.
Raw Power 45 45 Hard line drives in BP from fast, aggressive swing w/ level path. Fringy overall raw power; occasional ability to open up w/ loft to pullside.
Hard line drives in BP from fast, aggressive swing w/ level path. Fringy overall raw power; occasional ability to open up w/ loft to pullside.
Run 45 45 Fringy runner that's avg at best underway. 4.3-4.4 H/1B; side-to-side runner w/ long stride.
Fringy runner that's avg at best underway. 4.3-4.4 H/1B; side-to-side runner w/ long stride.
Field 45 50 Moves between middle infield spots; fundamental defender at SS w/ fringy range and athleticism for the position; projects avg at 2B and will play there more at higher levels.
Moves between middle infield spots; fundamental defender at SS w/ fringy range and athleticism for the position; projects avg at 2B and will play there more at higher levels.
Throw 50 50 Did not see arm challenged much overall. Finished routine plays w/ avg line and carry.
Did not see arm challenged much overall. Finished routine plays w/ avg line and carry.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Average Average
Approach Below Average Average
Instincts Below Average Average
Baserunning Average Average
Overall Summary
Physical infielder w/ defensive versatility and intriguing batspeed, follow grade for now. Struggling badly in A-Ball due to limited approach and offensive awareness. Needs an overhaul at the plate to move into FV 40 tier.