Taylor Trammell

Born: 09/13/1997 (Age: 22)
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 194
Primary Position: LF
Seconday Position: OF
Acquisition Period: CBA Rd (#35th overall), 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft (CIN)
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: October 27th, 2018
Dates Seen: 5x--October 2018
Level: AFL
Affiliate: Scottsdale Scorpions
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Wiry strong, svelte, athletic build; frame to add a few pounds of muscle with maturity. Elite athlete.
Swing Mechanics
Slightly open set-up, feet shoulder-width, hands off ear, weight on toes. Moderate leg raise and toe-tap, hitches and lowers hands to load adding length, high elbow, loose hands lead swing, will open early, get foot down late.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 40 55 Above-Average Regular High
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 40 50 Makes hard contact in zone; swing has length but has bat speed to catch up. Solid batter's eye, inconsistent approach- showed anxiousness early count, chases on spin but adjusted. Has hand-eye coordination and athleticism to project MLB average.
Makes hard contact in zone; swing has length but has bat speed to catch up. Solid batter's eye, inconsistent approach- showed anxiousness early count, chases on spin but adjusted. Has hand-eye coordination and athleticism to project MLB average.
Game Power 40 50 Has strength and bat speed for more HR; bat-path for average power output with speed on bases to play for extra bases to gaps and line; needs work on ability to work opposite.
Has strength and bat speed for more HR; bat-path for average power output with speed on bases to play for extra bases to gaps and line; needs work on ability to work opposite.
Raw Power 50 55 Bat speed and hand strength to impact baseball; line-drive extended bat path to elevate pitches up in zone; drive gaps lower in zone. Will grow into another half-grade.
Bat speed and hand strength to impact baseball; line-drive extended bat path to elevate pitches up in zone; drive gaps lower in zone. Will grow into another half-grade.
Run 70 70 4-flat to 4.05 hard run times HP to 1B; long strides with elite closing speed.
4-flat to 4.05 hard run times HP to 1B; long strides with elite closing speed.
Field 45 50 Currently avg in LF and fringy in CF, projects to avg in CF with repetitions to improve routes and reads. Does not get great jumps, uses closing speed to get job done. Will play to abv avg in corner.
Currently avg in LF and fringy in CF, projects to avg in CF with repetitions to improve routes and reads. Does not get great jumps, uses closing speed to get job done. Will play to abv avg in corner.
Throw 40 45 Lacks arm strength and carry; accuracy helps it play in LF. Should grow into another half-grade to be passable in CF.
Lacks arm strength and carry; accuracy helps it play in LF. Should grow into another half-grade to be passable in CF.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Plus Plus
Approach Below Average Average
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Plus Plus
Overall Summary
High-floor/High-ceiling OF prospect given athleticism. Glove and arm will be just passable in CF, putting pressure on bat to play. End result will be slightly above average offensive production at key position with impact speed.