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Coby Mayo

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Coby Mayo
Name: Coby Gerald Mayo
Born: Dec 10, 2001 in Margate, FL
High School: Stoneman Douglas HS, Parkland, Fla.
Ht.: 6'5" / Wt.: 215 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 4th round (103rd overall) by the Baltimore Orioles in 2020 (signed for $1,750,000)
Mayo is a big, physical third baseman with a 6-foot-5, 215-pound frame and raw power and arm strength to match it. He also has a solid track record of hitting against some of the top pitchers in the 2020 class, with solid strike-zone recognition and a mature approach at the plate. Mayo has tinkered a bit with his setup. Last summer he shifted his weight significantly back on his right foot, which put him in inconsistent launch positions and hurt his rhythm, but he’s since gone back to a 50-50 weight split. He still is more herky jerky in the box than fluid, and scouts wonder if that will prevent him from consistently tapping into his plus raw power despite a solid eye. He’s an obvious swing-change candidate if he gets to pro ball, but he does have solid contact ability. Defensively, Mayo has one of the strongest arms in the 2020 class, an easy plus cannon with tremendous carry. He will need to improve both his footwork and hands to stick at the position, particularly when major league third basemen are required to handle more ground in a heavily shifted era. Mayo's raw tools and physicality are among the loudest in the 2020 prep class, but he could be a tough sign away from Florida. If he gets to campus in Gainesville, he could tremendously improve his draft stock by tapping into his power against Southeastern Conference competition.
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