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Carlos Correa

#1 | SS
Houston Astros Houston Astros
Carlos Correa
Name: Carlos Javier Correa
Born: Sep 22, 1994 in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico
High School: Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Gurabo, P.R.
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 215 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 ABAVGOBPSLGHR
2019283.276.357.56221
Career2,071.277.356.489102
Drafted in the 1st round (1st overall) by the Houston Astros in 2012 (signed for $4,800,000)
With the record now at 17th overall, Correa should become the highest-drafted player ever to come from Puerto Rico. He already has a big league body at 6-foot-3 and 185 pounds, yet he's light on his feet and shows fluid actions with a cannon for an arm. For those reasons, the team that drafts him will allow him to stay at shortstop. While he may get a little bigger, his tools would also allow him to be a premium defender at third base. Correa has garnered comparisons to both Troy Tulowitzki and Ryan Zimmerman. At the plate, Correa shows excellent balance and rhythm, as well as patience, to go along with exciting bat speed and natural loft. His swing can get a little long at times, leaving him exposed to quality fastballs inside, but he's learning how to make adjustments and projects to hit for average and power. Correa is a plus runner now, but he could lose a step or two as he fills out. He is one of the youngest players in the draft class and shows excellent work ethic, dedication and maturity. Correa is committed to Miami, but it would be a shock if he winds up on campus.
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