Nick Madrigal

Born: 03/05/1997 (Age: 22)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 165
Primary Position: 2B
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd. (#4 Overall), 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft (CWS)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: October 5th, 2018
Dates Seen: 4x -- September/October 2018
Level: Instructs
Affiliate: White Sox Instructs
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Short but not small; quick and light on feet. No projection.
Swing Mechanics
Slightly closed, shoulder-width set up, hands by ear, bat across shoulder. High leg-raise, drops hands, hitch adds noise to load, from load hands are direct to ball for line drive contact.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 55 High
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 45 60 Hitterish w/ feel for the barrel. Line drive stroke, consistent line drive contact to all fields. Avg batspeed, improving approach, learning when to power up early in counts.
Hitterish w/ feel for the barrel. Line drive stroke, consistent line drive contact to all fields. Avg batspeed, improving approach, learning when to power up early in counts.
Game Power 20 30 HRs not part of game; bat path, approach, and swing for singles; will leg out extra bases but ball does not jump off bat. Approach in progress and projects to find spots to be aggressive and run into a few HR.
HRs not part of game; bat path, approach, and swing for singles; will leg out extra bases but ball does not jump off bat. Approach in progress and projects to find spots to be aggressive and run into a few HR.
Raw Power 30 30 Bat path and stroke for line drives to all fields, lacks pop in bat for future HRs.
Bat path and stroke for line drives to all fields, lacks pop in bat for future HRs.
Run 60 60 Short quick steps down the line, gets out of box, best times HP to 1B around 4.15.
Short quick steps down the line, gets out of box, best times HP to 1B around 4.15.
Field 60 60 Plus glove at 2B; makes plays well into the 5-hole with quick first step and lateral movement; smooth hands, game clock all profile in middle of diamond.
Plus glove at 2B; makes plays well into the 5-hole with quick first step and lateral movement; smooth hands, game clock all profile in middle of diamond.
Throw 45 45 Quick hands and release, lacks strength and carry. Gets it done from 2B, fringy turning the double play.
Quick hands and release, lacks strength and carry. Gets it done from 2B, fringy turning the double play.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Average Average
Approach Average Plus
Instincts Plus Plus
Baserunning Average Average
Overall Summary
Plus hitter with plus glove at second base. Lack of power and arm-strength for SS diminishes the profile, but speed/on-base ability/overall instincts bring a lot to the table. Safe bet to be an everyday guy at ML level, though will be more of an avg regular if no power develops.