• Full name Jake Joseph DeLeo
  • Born 05/30/2001 in Stamford, CT
  • Profile Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 194 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Georgia Tech
  • Drafted in the 6th round (173rd overall) by the Miami Marlins in 2023 (signed for $300,000).
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    School: Georgia Tech Source: 4YR

    Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted
    Age At Draft: 22.1
    DeLeo was a notable prospect out of high school when he ranked as the No. 268 prospect in the 2020 class thanks to solid tools, but he made his way to campus at Georgia Tech and also went unselected as a draft-eligible sophomore in 2022. After hitting under .300 in his first two seasons, DeLeo took a step forward in 2023 and slashed .365/.426/.651 with 14 home runs, 23 doubles, a 17% strikeout rate and 8.1% walk rate. The well-built 6-foot-2, 201-pound righthanded hitter shows most of his power to the pull side, and while he has a significant amount of swing-and-miss against breaking balls, he drove them hard when he made contact and produced a 1.070 OPS against spin this spring. DeLeo runs well out of the box and turns in plus run times from home-to-first. His speed and arm strength should allow him to play all three outfield positions, but the quality of his hit tool will ultimately determine his role in pro ball. His high miss rates against spin could prove more harmful at the next level, if he’s not able to replicate the damage on contact that he managed this spring as a 22-year-old against ACC pitching.

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Career Transactions

  • OF Jake DeLeo assigned to Jupiter Hammerheads.
  • Miami Marlins signed OF Jake DeLeo.
  • OF Jake DeLeo assigned to Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

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