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Ian Happ Scouting Report

Ian Happ’s Info
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 205
Bats: Switch
Throws: Right
Age/Birthday: 20/8-12-94
School/Year: Cincinnati/Junior
Position: 2B/OF

Ian Happ’s Scouting Report

Hitting

Happ is a switch hitter with power potential and a great knowledge of the strike zone. He walks a lot and has a high on-base percentage. Happ is better from the left side of the plate but still looks like a major league switch hitter. He will hit for power and average, and he has the ability to be a superstar.

Fielding

Happ is a versatile defender that might be best suited at a corner outfield spot.

Baserunning

Happy is a plus runner and has the ability to steal plenty of bases at the next level.

Scouting Grades

Contact: 4/5
Power: 4/5
Run: 4/5
Arm: 4/5
Field: 4/5
Overall: 20/25
Potential: A+

Ian Happ’s Stats

Year Team Age G AB AVG R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO OBP SLG
2013 Cincinnati 18 56 205 .322 41 66 13 1 6 36 25 5 47 32 .451 .483
2014 Cincinnati 19 51 171 .322 32 55 13 1 5 27 19 5 32 35 .443 .497
2015 Cincinnati 20 56 198 .369 47 73 18 0 14 44 12 8 49 49 .492 .672

Ian Happ’s Best Fit

Happ’s best fit is the Cincinnati Reds with their hitter friendly confines and the ability to take the place of Brandon Phillips after he becomes a free agent in 2017. He also fits the bill of a former Cincinnati great.

Ian Happ’s Draft Projection

Top-15 Pick

Comparison

Ben Zobrist – Oakland Athletics Second Baseman

Go to our mock draft to see more scouting reports.

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