Tyler Krieger

Born: 01/16/1994 (Age: 25)
Bats: Both
Throws: Right
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 170
Primary Position: 2B
Seconday Position: OF
Acquisition Period: 4th Rd., 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft (CLE)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: May 2nd, 2018
Dates Seen: April 20-22, 2018
Level: Double-A
Affiliate: Akron RubberDucks
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Lean, tapered, athletic body. Similar to Chris Taylor (LF, Dodgers).
Swing Mechanics
Wide, slightly open base w/ moderate crouch; high hand set w/ wrapped bat; inward toe-tap as trigger to close off.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 20 30 4A Up/Down Type Moderate
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 40 40 Loose, fluid stroke w/ line-drive path; both-fields game contact; leaks front hip and consistently swings through low/away pitches; patient approach; can work counts.
Loose, fluid stroke w/ line-drive path; both-fields game contact; leaks front hip and consistently swings through low/away pitches; patient approach; can work counts.
Game Power 30 30 Limited lift in swing, slappy game contact without much strength behind it limits ability to hit for average and power. Singles hitter who will occasionally drive the pull-side gap.
Limited lift in swing, slappy game contact without much strength behind it limits ability to hit for average and power. Singles hitter who will occasionally drive the pull-side gap.
Raw Power 40 40 Below-average raw power w/ level swing path; doesn't look to work under the ball or backspin it.
Below-average raw power w/ level swing path; doesn't look to work under the ball or backspin it.
Run 55 55 Above-average runner w/ quick stride. Puts pressure on defense up the line, has base-stealing ability.
Above-average runner w/ quick stride. Puts pressure on defense up the line, has base-stealing ability.
Field 50 55 Instinctual gloveman who is learning to play around the diamond; capable 2B and LF defender w/ improving routes in CF. Will be able to play a few positions at ML level.
Instinctual gloveman who is learning to play around the diamond; capable 2B and LF defender w/ improving routes in CF. Will be able to play a few positions at ML level.
Throw 50 50 AVG arm that wasn't tested much in this look.
AVG arm that wasn't tested much in this look.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Plus Plus
Approach Average Average
Instincts Plus Plus
Baserunning Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Quality high-org player whose defensive versatility could get him cups of coffee as a 4A type.