Shed Long

Born: 08/22/1995 (Age: 23)
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: July 21st, 2018
Dates Seen: July 4-6, 2018
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Pensacola Blue Wahoos
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On 40-Man Roster: Yes
Physical Description
Short, not small. 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 P 55 1st Division Regular Moderate
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 45 55 Loose, handsy swing with some lift; a little noise in load, but has bat speed, 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. Polished feel to hit; projects to plus approach w reps
Loose, handsy swing with some lift; a little noise in load, but has bat speed, 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. Polished feel to hit; projects to plus approach w reps
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 55 55 4.17 hard dig HP to 1B. Good jumps when stealing bases; asset who can take 15-20 bags.
4.17 hard dig HP to 1B. Good jumps when stealing bases; asset who can take 15-20 bags.
Field 55 55 Solid hands; above-average footwork and reactions.
Solid hands; above-average footwork and reactions.
Throw 45 45 Gets it done, some tail on long relay, 2B arm
Gets it done, some tail on long relay, 2B arm
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Average Average
Approach Average Plus
Instincts Plus Plus
Baserunning Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Instinctual player who will max out tools. Has leadoff hitter skills. Tools rate as average for position, FV gets to 55 with plus approach, baserunning, all around contributions. Sum is greater than whole of parts. Shows ability to adjust, compete with minor injury (thumb).