Shed Long

Born: 08/22/1995 (Age: 24)
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 180
Primary Position: 2B
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 12th Rd., 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft (CIN)
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: 1
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: October 21st, 2018
Dates Seen: 8x--July/October 2018
Level: AFL
Affiliate: Scottsdale Scorpions
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On 40-Man Roster: Yes
Physical Description
Short, not small, athletic actions. Has strength and above-average athleticism.
Swing Mechanics
Slightly open set-up, feet shoulder-width extended, hands by shoulder. Leg-kick to transfer weight, short low load, cocks wrists, leads with hands, keeps bathead in zone with line-drive extended bat path.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 40 50 Everyday Player Moderate
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 40 50 Abv avg bat speed; loose, handsy swing with some lift, wrist strength and hip rotation for hard contact. Lets ball travel, all fields line drives. Elevates with some success, comes with moderate swing and miss. Can be exposed two strikes; doesn't shorten up.
Abv avg bat speed; loose, handsy swing with some lift, wrist strength and hip rotation for hard contact. Lets ball travel, all fields line drives. Elevates with some success, comes with moderate swing and miss. Can be exposed two strikes; doesn't shorten up.
Game Power 40 50 Raw power and hitting ability there for 15+ HRs. Still improving selectivity of pitches to drive; average barrel feel at present that projects to improve w his feel to hit.
Raw power and hitting ability there for 15+ HRs. Still improving selectivity of pitches to drive; average barrel feel at present that projects to improve w his feel to hit.
Raw Power 50 50 Solid, sneaky for size; plus bat-speed and strong wrists; shows it oppo to LF porch
Solid, sneaky for size; plus bat-speed and strong wrists; shows it oppo to LF porch
Run 50 50 4.20 range HP to 1B. Good first step when stealing bases; asset who can take 15-20 bags.
4.20 range HP to 1B. Good first step when stealing bases; asset who can take 15-20 bags.
Field 50 55 Solid hands; above-average footwork and reactions. Makes plays; has instincts and athleticism to improve half-grade with more reps.
Solid hands; above-average footwork and reactions. Makes plays; has instincts and athleticism to improve half-grade with more reps.
Throw 45 45 Gets it done, some tail on long relay, rightside of INF arm; SS in emergency.
Gets it done, some tail on long relay, rightside of INF arm; SS in emergency.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Average Average
Approach Average Average
Instincts Plus Plus
Baserunning Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Instinctual player who will max out tools. Average for position with abv avg approach, baserunning, all around contributions lowering his risk profile.