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Maverick Handley

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Maverick Handley
Name: Maverick Dayne Handley
Born: Mar 10, 1998 in Palo Alto, CA
High School: Mullen HS, Denver
College: Stanford
Ht.: 5'11" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 6th round (168th overall) by the Baltimore Orioles in 2019 (signed for $250,000)
Handley is a 5-foot-11, 205-pound catcher who puts up excellent on-base percentages and knows the strike zone well. While he hits for very little power, he has maintained a walk rate in the double-digits each season in the Pac-12, with an 11.6 percent walk rate this spring through 49 games. Handley struggled with the bat last summer in the Cape Cod League, going 26-for-103 (.252), but again got on base at a respectable clip (.361). Handley is an above-average defender behind the plate and has high baseball IQ and plays with great energy. He’s a natural leader and handles the staff well, with good receiving and blocking ability. He threw out ten of the first 15 runners (66.6 percent) who attempted to steal against him this spring. Handley will have to handle himself with the bat better against pitchers who are more capable of challenging him in the zone at the next level, but his defensive skills could carry him either way.
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