• Full name Tyler Andrew Holt
  • Born 03/10/1989 in Marion County, IN
  • Profile Ht.: 5'10" / Wt.: 200 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Florida State
  • Debut 07/06/2014
  • Drafted in the 10th round (300th overall) by the Cleveland Guardians in 2010 (signed for $500,000).
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    Two of the nation's most successful college baseball programs, Stanford and Florida State, annually frustrate scouts with their approaches to hitting, which scouts say work with metal bats but not with wood. Holt is one of the latest examples. His open stance and deep crouch don't get him into an ideal position to load up his hands and drive the ball, but for now he stays balanced and uses his hands to spray line drives from pole to pole. He has sacrificed some batting average in trying to hit for more power as a junior, but scouts still project his power as below-average. His offensive profile fits best in center field. He has been one of college baseball's best basestealers over the last two seasons (59-for-65 overall) and has drawn more than 150 career walks, making him an outstanding tablesetter. He's an above-average runner, and he'll have to maintain his speed to have the range to stick in center field. Holt's instincts on both sides of the ball help him play above his tools. He's a bigger, stronger version of his Seminoles predecessor, Shane Robinson, who reached the majors with St. Louis in 2009 and is in his third season in Triple-A.

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  • Rated Best Defensive Outfielder in the Cleveland Guardians in 2013
  • Rated Best Defensive Outfielder in the Cleveland Guardians in 2012
  • Rated Best Strike-Zone Discipline in the Carolina League in 2011

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