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Nathan Hickey

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High School: Providence HS, Jacksonville
State: Fla.
Commitment: Florida

Ht.: 6'0"
Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: L
Throws: R
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Scouting Report

A 6-foot, 205-pound catcher who attends the same school as Tyler Callihan, Hickey is an offensive-first backstop with an above-average hit tool and above-average power. He’s been seen frequently this spring by high-level evaluators thanks to the presence of Callihan and has performed well against all the same pitching. Hickey will be penalized by draft models because he’s very old for the class, with a November, 1999 birthday, and he also has no obvious defensive home with plenty of work to do behind the plate to stick there. A Florida commit, Hickey could improve his stock in Gainesville by continuing to show his offensive promise and either improving his catching defense or finding another position.

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