• Full name Nicholas David Goodwin
  • Born 09/06/2001 in Kansas City, MO
  • Profile Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 190 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Kansas State
  • Drafted in the 7th round (214th overall) by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2023 (signed for $236,200).
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    School: Kansas State Source: 4YR

    Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted
    Age At Draft: 21.9
    BA Grade:40/High
    Tools:Hit: 40. Power: 50. Run: 50. Field: 45. Arm: 55.

    Goodwin had a productive spring for Kansas State in 2023 and hit .285/.394/.511 with 12 home runs and 13 stolen bases. He can impact a game in more ways than one, and also has a solid history of performance in the Cape Cod League. The athletic, 6-foot-1, 205-pound righthanded hitter has good strength in his wrists and forearms that produces good bat speed and exit velocities that can reach a maximum near 110 mph. Goodwin is a low-ball hitter and looks to lift for damage, with all of his home runs this spring going to the pull side. Though he has shown the ability to level off on pitches up in the zone, his lower quadrant average speaks much louder. Goodwin is aggressive at the plate but will take his walks. He improved his strikeout rate significantly year-over-year, going from a 23.1% strikeout rate in 2022 to a 13.5% rate in 2022. Defensively, Goodwin possesses instincts and proper actions with an above-average arm that will allow him to stay on the dirt at the next level. Second base may ultimately be his spot, but he will have the ability to move around the dirt and perhaps take on an outfield role as well. He’s a well-rounded player who fits at some point on the second day of the draft.

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  • SS Nick Goodwin roster status changed by Toronto Blue Jays.
  • SS Nick Goodwin assigned to Dunedin Blue Jays.
  • Toronto Blue Jays signed SS Nick Goodwin.

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