• Full name Joseph Michael Vetrano
  • Born 05/10/2002 in Bronx, NY
  • Profile Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 220 / Bats: L / Throws: L
  • School Boston College
  • Drafted in the 5th round (163rd overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2023 (signed for $397,500).
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    School: Boston College Source: 4YR

    Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted
    Age At Draft: 21.2
    As a freshman at Boston College, Vetrano was a two-way player who the Eagles primarily used as a reliever in 2021. The last two years, Vetrano’s focus has been on hitting, with the 6-foot-3, 220-pound first baseman posting big power numbers in that time and hitting .305/.395/.626 in 243 plate appearances this year. Vetrano has plus-plus raw power from the left side, with his top-end exit velocity numbers stacking up among the best in the nation. Vetrano isn’t strictly a pull-heavy hitter, as he uses the whole field with the power to go deep to any part of the park. Vetrano will have to prove he can make enough contact and better plate discipline against more advanced pitchers. He struck out at a 22% clip during the regular season and showed some chase tendencies. He can clobber mistake pitches, but did have trouble this spring with fastballs at the top of the zone. Vetrano has a strong arm, but his range is limited and his defense will need to improve to become an average defender.

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  • 1B Joe Vetrano assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes from ACL Dodgers.
  • 1B Joe Vetrano assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes from ACL Dodgers.
  • 1B Joe Vetrano assigned to ACL Dodgers.
  • Los Angeles Dodgers signed 1B Joe Vetrano.

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