Nathaniel Lowe

Born: 07/07/1995 (Age: 24)
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 235
Primary Position: 1B
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 13th Rd. 2016 MLB First Year Player Draft, (TB)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 13th, 2018
Dates Seen: July 2-7, 2018
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Montgomery Biscuits
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Maxed out, large frame, big body, plus strength. 1st baseman slugger's physique, will require maintenance
Swing Mechanics
Slightly open stance, feet shoulder-width extended, hands chest-level. Medium stride to close off, toe-tap, high load to produce medium uppercut to elevate, keeps bat head in zone for long time.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 45 50 High
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 50 55 Plus barrel-feel and strength; ability to barrel different pitch types and locations. Has a plan, above-average feel to hit and approach, at present inconsistent feel to opposite, will roll over pitches to outer 1/3; feel and barrel awareness to be all-fields weapon. Noise in hands likely to expose him to plus velocity up or away in zone.
Plus barrel-feel and strength; ability to barrel different pitch types and locations. Has a plan, above-average feel to hit and approach, at present inconsistent feel to opposite, will roll over pitches to outer 1/3; feel and barrel awareness to be all-fields weapon. Noise in hands likely to expose him to plus velocity up or away in zone.
Game Power 50 60 Gets to his pull power early in counts; elevates low pitches; stays back and barrels spin. Line drives opposite late count, projects to eventually elevate opposite. Knows pitches he can drive, will continue to refine.
Gets to his pull power early in counts; elevates low pitches; stays back and barrels spin. Line drives opposite late count, projects to eventually elevate opposite. Knows pitches he can drive, will continue to refine.
Raw Power 60 60 Pull heavy; uses plus strength and elevated bat path for deep bombs from power alley to pole.
Pull heavy; uses plus strength and elevated bat path for deep bombs from power alley to pole.
Run 20 20 No HP to 1B times under 4.45
No HP to 1B times under 4.45
Field 40 40 Poor hands, poor footwork; lack of first step quickness. Scooped a few but hands are stiff. Added risk if body backs up.
Poor hands, poor footwork; lack of first step quickness. Scooped a few but hands are stiff. Added risk if body backs up.
Throw 50 50 Solid arm; 55 arm strength w some release length. Accurate to 2B on force play.
Solid arm; 55 arm strength w some release length. Accurate to 2B on force play.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Below Average Below Average
Approach Plus Plus
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Below Average Below Average
Overall Summary
Plus combination of power/hit, lacks defensive value. Bat will carry to regular at 1B despite poor defense. Risk he is DH-only but the bat plays in a line-up everyday. He has a gameplan and shows ability to adjust.