Ronnie Dawson

Born: 05/19/1995 (Age: 24)
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 225
Primary Position: CF
Seconday Position: OF
Acquisition Period: 2nd Rd., 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft (HOU)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: October 21st, 2018
Dates Seen: 5x--October 2018
Level: AFL
Affiliate: Scottsdale Scorpions
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Athletic, well-built wiry frame able to handle a few additional pounds. Some thickness in lower half.
Swing Mechanics
Slightly open, shoulder-width set-up, bent knees, hands off ear. Quiet leg-kick, short load, deep shoulder dip to create launch angle, difficulty getting bathead down and in. Bat speed, loose hands, fluid stroke.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2019 40 45 Bench Moderate
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 40 45 Fastball hunter; ability to catch up to heat and find barrel; works counts. Exposed against spin, especially down and in where he has difficulty getting bat-to-ball. Looks opposite with two-strikes; chases spin down in count.
Fastball hunter; ability to catch up to heat and find barrel; works counts. Exposed against spin, especially down and in where he has difficulty getting bat-to-ball. Looks opposite with two-strikes; chases spin down in count.
Game Power 40 45 Bat speed, swing loft, approach will work for double-digit HRs when teeing off on FBs. MLB pitchers will be able to get ahead and limit power when he's down in count by exploiting him with spin.
Bat speed, swing loft, approach will work for double-digit HRs when teeing off on FBs. MLB pitchers will be able to get ahead and limit power when he's down in count by exploiting him with spin.
Raw Power 55 55 Combination of plus bat speed, lofted bat path and upper body strength to yield ample power to power alleys; will show opposite.
Combination of plus bat speed, lofted bat path and upper body strength to yield ample power to power alleys; will show opposite.
Run 55 55 Avg runner HP to 1B (4.18-4.22); better underway with plus closing speed.
Avg runner HP to 1B (4.18-4.22); better underway with plus closing speed.
Field 50 50 Makes plays he should; tracks well to the gaps, uses speed to close. Hesitation with 1st-step reads limits to average. Avg in CF, above-avg glove if in a corner.
Makes plays he should; tracks well to the gaps, uses speed to close. Hesitation with 1st-step reads limits to average. Avg in CF, above-avg glove if in a corner.
Throw 50 50 Fringy arm strength; accuracy helps arm to play up to MLB average. Has carry for CF.
Fringy arm strength; accuracy helps arm to play up to MLB average. Has carry for CF.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Plus Plus
Approach Average Average
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Average Average
Overall Summary
Lacks bat for everyday role on contender. Ideal 4th-OF with ability to play all three OF positions and contribute adequate offensive in bench role.