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Kyle Skipworth

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Miami Marlins Miami Marlins
Kyle Skipworth
Name: Kyle Trent Skipworth
Born: Mar 1, 1990 in Riverside, CA
High School: Patriot HS, Riverside, Calif.
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 230 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
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Career 3 .000 .250 0 0
Drafted in the 1st round (6th overall) by the Miami MarlinsĀ in 2008 (signed for $2,300,000)
A veteran of two USA Baseball teams (junior and youth national teams), Skipworth is the best high school catcher in the nation, and may be the best prep prospect at that position since Joe Mauer was the first pick in the 2001 draft. Skipworth established himself as a top prospect last summer by blasting a mammoth home run in the Aflac Classic in August. His hitting and power both grade out in the 65-70 range on the 20-80 scouting scale. He set a California state record by getting 18 consecutive hits in an April stretch, and at 6-foot-3, 195 pounds, he has enough strength to hit well with wood. Blessed with quick reflexes and superior hand-eye coordination, Skipworth's bat speed enables him to drive the ball hard to all fields, and his both his stance and swing are ideal. After struggling defensively in the summer and fall, he has improved immensely, particularly on receiving. His blocking and shifting skills also have improved and he projects as a solid-average receiver. His only below-average tool is his speed. However, Skipworth moves well for a catcher and showed his athleticism with a 31-inch vertical leap at one showcase.
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