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Jared King

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Jared King
Name: Jared Franklin King
Born: Oct 12, 1991 in Dublin, OH
Four-Year College: Kansas State
Ht.: 5'11" / Wt.: 200 lbs
Bats: B / Throws: L
  AB AVG OBP SLG HR
Career 1,023 .239 .315 .331 9
Drafted in the 5th round (146th overall) by the New York MetsĀ in 2013 (signed for $450,000)
His older brother Jason was a Tigers fourth-round pick two years ago, and Jared should go a round or two earlier this June. King is the biggest threat in a deep Kansas State lineup that has powered an unexpected run at the Big 12 Conference regular-season title. A 6-foot-1, 200-pound switch-hitter, he has a smoother stroke from the left side but has looked better than ever from the right side this spring. He has strength and bat speed, with estimates of his future power ranging from 15-20 homers on an annual basis. He doesn't always show that pop consistently during games, focusing instead on working counts and making hard contact. Though his offense is his calling card, King has all-around tools. More athletic than most 6-foot, 210-pounders, he has solid speed and a chance to play center field if he improves his routes. He has bounced back from an elbow strain in the Cape Cod League last summer and shows a fringe-average arm. King plays as hard as he hits, further endearing him to scouts.
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  • 2020 Splits
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