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Matt Oberste

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Matt Oberste
Name: Matthew Oberste
Born: Aug 9, 1991 in Salisaw, OK
Four-Year College: Oklahoma
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 240 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
  AB AVG OBP SLG HR
Career 2,093 .266 .324 .386 37
Drafted in the 7th round (206th overall) by the New York MetsĀ in 2013 (signed for $325,000)
Oberste went undrafted and received no NCAA Division I scholarship offers in 2010 despite being the Oklahoma high school athlete of the year. He accounted for 31 touchdowns as a quarterback, averaged 16 points a game in basketball and hit .500 at Sallisaw High. He went unpicked again in 2011 out of Connors State (Okla.) JC, where he played through a shoulder injury to hit .418 and rank second among national juco players with 38 extra-base hits. Hindered by a forearm injury after transferring to Oklahoma last year, Oberste is raking once again and won't be ignored in the draft any longer. He set a Sooners record with a 30-game hitting streak this spring and ranked fourth in the nation in batting (.425) with two weeks remaining in the regular season. His righthanded swing can look a little stiff, but it's quick and he barrels balls with ease. He makes repeated contact and has enough strength in his 6-foot-2, 209-pound frame to hit 20 homers annually in pro ball. Oberste is athletic and runs well for his size, though his injuries have diminished what once was solid arm strength. He's probably limited to first base, though he could handle an outfield corner if his arm bounces back.
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