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Joey DeMichele

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Joey DeMichele
Name: Joseph Daniel DeMichele
Born: Feb 5, 1991 in Phoenix, Ariz. USA
College: Arizona State
Ht.: 5'11" / Wt.: 190 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 3rd round (108th overall) by the Chicago White Sox in 2012 (signed for $400,000)
Scouts like to use the cliche that "hitters hit," as shorthand for a player who has always produced. They certainly use it for DeMichele, who hit .368/.412/.663 last year and was batting .335/.405/.562 this year with a compact, lefthanded swing. He has good barrel control and the ability to square everything up, and he is a tough out who has the ability to hit to all fields. At 5-foot-11 and 188 pounds, he'll be more of a gap hitter, though he has enough strength to hit the occasional home run. The questions come on defense, where DeMichele will have to work to remain at second base. He has an average arm and actions, but needs to improve his footwork and quickness. DeMichele has a track record of continual improvement, and he worked hard to improve his body and shows good makeup on and off the field. A team that believes he can play second base could take DeMichele as high as the second round.
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