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Jake Sanford

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Staten Island Yankees Staten Island Yankees
Jake Sanford
Name: Jacob Alexander Sanford
Born: Oct 24, 1997 in Dartmouth, NS Canada
High School: Auburn Drive HS, Dartmouth, N.S.
Four-Year College: Western Kentucky
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 215 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
  AB AVG OBP SLG HR
Career 231 .238 .289 .411 7
Drafted in the 3rd round (105th overall) by the New York Yankees in 2019 (signed for $597,500)
Sanford is a 6-foot-2, 215-pound outfielder who put up gaudy numbers this spring in Conference USA. Through 56 games, Sanford posted a .398/.483/.805 line with 22 home runs and 20 doubles. Sanford has plenty of strength and plus-plus raw power, though there are scouts who question how much of that power he can get to against better pitching. Prior to his junior season with Western Kentucky, Sanford had two impressive offensive seasons with McCook (Neb.) JC and he doesn’t have much wood bat track record to speak of. Sanford is fringey defensively, as a below-average runner with a below-average arm that will limit him to left field or first base, putting plenty of emphasis on his bat.
Career Statistics
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  • 2020 Game Logs
  • 2020 Splits
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Split Type AVG G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO OBP SLG OPS
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