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Andrew Benintendi Scouting Report

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Andrew Benintendi’s Info
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 175
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Age/Birthday: 20/7-6-94
School/Year: Arkansas/Sophomore
Position: OF

Andrew Benintendi’s Scouting Report

Hitting

Benintendi has a very smooth swing and consistently makes hard contact. He has an excellent eye and the ability to hit the ball to all fields, and with power. Benintendi is not very big at 5’10” and most of his power comes from his quick wrists and quick swing. He also has a high on-base percentage and walks more than he strikeouts. Benintendi looks like he could be the steal of the draft no matter where he goes.

Fielding

Benintendi is a future centerfielder that has amazing range with excellent instincts. His arm strength is average to above average.

Baserunning

Benintendi is one of the better athletes coming out of college in this year’s draft. He has plus speed and the ability to steal 20 to 30 bases a year at the big league level.

Scouting Grades

Contact: 4/5
Power: 4/5
Run: 4/5
Arm: 3/5
Field: 4/5
Overall: 19/25
Potential: A

Andrew Benintendi’s Stats

YearTeamAgeGABAVGRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOOBPSLG
2014Arkansas1961225.2764562811271742420.368.333
2015Arkansas2059209.397578313218542244229.498.737

Andrew Benintendi’s Best Fit

Benintendi is from Cincinnati and his best fit would be the Reds at 11. The Reds currently have centerfielder Billy Hamilton locked up through 2019, but Benintendi could take the place of Jay Bruce in right field in 2018.

Andrew Benintendi’s Draft Projection

Top-25 Pick

Comparison

Nick Markakis – Atlanta Braves Outfielder

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