Nolan Jones

Born: 05/07/1998 (Age: 20)
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 185
Primary Position: 3B
Seconday Position: 1B
Acquisition Period: 2nd Rd., 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft (CLE)
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 1st, 2018
Dates Seen: May 25-28, 2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Lake County Captains
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Player has filled out to at least 210. Fringe-average athlete with strength on frame; lacks quickness.
Swing Mechanics
Slightly open stance, feel shoulder-width extended, hands letter-high off body w low elbow. Moderate leg-raise into full-step stride, lowers hands into deep load at max-lift w strong backside. Moderate bat wrap and load at some length, quick hands catch up for hard contact.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2021 P 50 2nd Division Regular High
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 40 50 Gap-to-gap approach, works counts and shows feel for sequencing. Still developing selectivity early count; has barrel control to hit spin eventually.
Gap-to-gap approach, works counts and shows feel for sequencing. Still developing selectivity early count; has barrel control to hit spin eventually.
Game Power 55 55 Currently shows game power to both power alleys. Doesn't get pull heavy; plus barrel feel; feel to hit should put him in counts to power up.
Currently shows game power to both power alleys. Doesn't get pull heavy; plus barrel feel; feel to hit should put him in counts to power up.
Raw Power 60 60 HR pop to CF. Strong hands, above-average bat speed, gets legs into swing and finds barrel despite bat wrap.
HR pop to CF. Strong hands, above-average bat speed, gets legs into swing and finds barrel despite bat wrap.
Run 30 30 Goes hard but lacks foot speed. Average instincts on bases help him not to clog.
Goes hard but lacks foot speed. Average instincts on bases help him not to clog.
Field 45 50 Passable at 3B at physical maturity but lacks footwork and quickness to be average there. Projects to 50 at 1B.
Passable at 3B at physical maturity but lacks footwork and quickness to be average there. Projects to 50 at 1B.
Throw 50 50 Arm strength for above-average; takes some time to set feet, loses accuracy when needs to speed up.
Arm strength for above-average; takes some time to set feet, loses accuracy when needs to speed up.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Average Average
Approach Average Average
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Average Average
Overall Summary
Bat-first profile, ceiling of everyday big leaguer on a corner. Player will be stretched defensively at 3B and average at 1B. Projects to hit for power, strike out, and walk to produce average rate stats and 20-25 HR at peak.