2017 MLB Draft Grades: Chicago Cubs


Best Pure Hitter: Lefthanded-swinging 1B Austin Upshaw (13) has a pretty swing and a track record of hitting for average, and played to the scouting report in his debut, batting .292/.337/.407, mostly in low Class A South Bend. The 6-foot, 195-pounder can pay second and third base in addition to his primary position, which would help as he lacks profile first-base power.

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