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James Roberts

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James Roberts
Name: James Keong Roberts
Born: Dec 11, 1991 in Cupertino, CA
High School: Archbishop Mitty HS, San Jose
Four-Year College: Southern California
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 180 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
  AB AVG OBP SLG HR
Career 1,043 .253 .323 .310 9
Drafted in the 15th round (441st overall) by the Cleveland IndiansĀ in 2013 (signed for $100,000)
A key piece of USC's No. 16 recruiting class in the fall of 2010, Roberts and the rest of the class have underachieved. He had his best year this spring, hitting .320/.379/.429 with four homers and 28 RBIs. He began the year as USC's shortstop but struggled and wound up at third base, where his range fits better anyway. Scouts question his hands in the infield, envisioning him as a potential catcher or pitcher down the road because his best tool is his above-average arm. The 6-foot, 170-pound Roberts has some feel for the barrel, but scouts don't love his swing and project him as a below-average hitter with occasional pop to the pull side. He's a below-average runner.
Career Statistics
  • Career Statistics
  • 2020 Game Logs
  • 2020 Splits
  • Spring Training
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