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Matt Chapman

#26 | SS
Oakland Athletics Oakland Athletics
Matt Chapman
Name: Matthew James Chapman
Born: Apr 28, 1993 in Dove Canyon, CA
Four-Year College: Cal State Fullerton
High School: El Toro HS, Lake Forest, Calif.
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 220 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
  AB AVG OBP SLG HR
2020 142 .232 .276 .535 10
Career 1,562 .255 .336 .503 84
Drafted in the 1st round (25th overall) by the Oakland Athletics in 2014 (signed for $1,750,000)
Chapman has been an infield mainstay for three years at Cal State Fullerton, and he led USA Baseball's Collegiate National Team with 20 RBIs last summer. He also generated a buzz in two mound appearances for Team USA, running his fastball up to 98 mph, but he has not pitched in three seasons for the Titans. Chapman's plus-plus is a major asset at the hot corner, where he has the actions and instincts to be an above-average defender. He has plenty of strength in his 6-foot-2, 215-pound frame, projecting for average power, but his line-drive swing is more tailored for driving doubles from gap-to-gap. Chapman has a disciplined approach and walks about as often as he strikes out. Scouts like his hard-nosed, blue-collar mentality and sound baseball instincts. And his premium arm makes pitching an intriguing fallback option should his bat eventually sputter.
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  • 2020 Splits
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