Nick Pratto

Born: 10/06/1998 (Age: 20)
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Primary Position: 1B
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 1st Rd. (#14 Overall), 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft (KCR)
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: June 7th, 2018
Dates Seen: 7x -- March, May, July 2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Lexington Legends
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Medium frame, large build; broad throughout, though coordinated for size.
Swing Mechanics
Wide, slightly open base w/ moderate crouch; low handset; simple, quiet load and frontside trigger. Fluid stroke w/ balanced finish.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2022 P 55 Above-Average Regular Extreme
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 40 55 Polished hitter, advanced feel for the zone, takes mature ABs and works late into counts. Recognizes spin, doesn't expand much. Stays in well against LHP. Ingredients of future above-avg hit tool w/ on-base ability via the walk.
Polished hitter, advanced feel for the zone, takes mature ABs and works late into counts. Recognizes spin, doesn't expand much. Stays in well against LHP. Ingredients of future above-avg hit tool w/ on-base ability via the walk.
Game Power 40 50 Strong inside/out swing doesn't sell out for power but can still drive the ball. Ceiling of 15-20 HR bat who racks up doubles and hits for average.
Strong inside/out swing doesn't sell out for power but can still drive the ball. Ceiling of 15-20 HR bat who racks up doubles and hits for average.
Raw Power 50 55 Takes a mature big-league BP right now, starting by working the other field; line drives sprayed pole-to-pole; flashes ability to open up on one w/ pull-side loft. Avg raw that will finish above-avg as he fills out.
Takes a mature big-league BP right now, starting by working the other field; line drives sprayed pole-to-pole; flashes ability to open up on one w/ pull-side loft. Avg raw that will finish above-avg as he fills out.
Run 40 40 Below-average runner, speed not a part of game/not a stolen-base threat, but not a clogger.
Below-average runner, speed not a part of game/not a stolen-base threat, but not a clogger.
Field 55 55 1B-only defender, but polished and smooth at position w/ soft hands; picking machine who gives infielders confidence; agile footwork; starts the 3-6-3 DP well.
1B-only defender, but polished and smooth at position w/ soft hands; picking machine who gives infielders confidence; agile footwork; starts the 3-6-3 DP well.
Throw 50 50 Average arm that finishes plays at 1B; able to throw on the charge and from different angles to avoid a runner.
Average arm that finishes plays at 1B; able to throw on the charge and from different angles to avoid a runner.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Average Average
Approach Average Plus
Instincts Plus Plus
Baserunning Average Average
Overall Summary
Mix of hit/power/approach gives the ceiling of above-avg regular at 1B. Corner-only status and proximity from ML level add risk.