• Full name Michael Kepchar Brown
  • Born 07/14/1997 in Mount Pleasant, SC
  • Profile Ht.: 6'7" / Wt.: 226 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School UNC Wilmington
  • Drafted in the 10th round (311th overall) by the St. Louis Cardinals in 2015.
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    Brown emerged as one of the top power hitters in the class with an impressive performance at Perfect Game National, where he showed plus raw power. After struggling with swing-and-miss issues at times in the summer, Brown improved his contact ability greatly in the spring, leading more evaluators to believe that his righthanded power could play. Brown tends to get pull-happy, casting his hands and extending early. He doesn't have elite timing yet, but he was trending in the right direction before he tore his Achilles tendon in the middle of his senior season. Brown also shows intriguing tools in the outfield, moving well for his size and showing potential for an above-average arm. As he grows into his body, Brown may to slow down and end up in left field, and the Achilles injury makes a potential move to left all the more likely. Scouts like Brown's makeup, in terms of both personality and work ethic. The team that picks Brown will be betting on his righthanded power bat, though the specifics of his medical prognosis could lead him to slide in the draft. He is committed to Miami, where he would likely earn immediate playing time in the outfield alongside of Carl Chester and Willie Abreu.

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