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Matt Thaiss Scouting Report

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Matt Thaiss’ Info

Height: 5’11”
Weight: 197
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Birthday: 5/6/95
School: Junior/Virginia
Position: C

Matt Thaiss’ Scouting Report

Thaiss is one of the best catching prospects in the draft this year, with his above average contact and power potential. He also has a great arm, but needs to improve his defense if he wants to be a big league catcher. Thaiss has a great approach at the plate and has more walks than strikeouts his past two seasons.

Strengths

  • High baseball IQ
  • Above average power potential
  • Good contact hitter
  • Sound approach at the plate

Weaknesses

  • Needs to improve his defense
  • Needs to add more strength

 Matt Thaiss’ Scouting Grades

ToolGrade/Projection
Contact55/60
Power45/55
Run30/30
Arm50/55
Field40/45
Overall50/55

Matt Thaiss’ Stats

YearTeamAgeGABAVGRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOOBPSLG
2014Virginia192668.2651118500700213.306.338
2015Virginia2067254.32349821801064403326.413.512
2016Virginia2160232.37555871321059013916.473.578

Matt Thaiss’ Draft Projection

Mid First to Compensation Pick

Matt Thaiss’ Pro Comparison

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