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Joe Munoz

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Joe Munoz
Name: Jose Luis Munoz
Born: Dec 28, 1993 in Hacienda Heights, Calif. USA
High School: Los Altos HS, Hacienda Heights, Calif.
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 195 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Career1,458.251.333.38934
Drafted in the 2nd round (90th overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2012 (signed for $520,500)
Scouts are intrigued by Munoz's 6-foot-3, 185-pound frame and solid tools package, but he has not performed at a standout level this spring, leading some scouts to question his mental readiness for professional baseball. Munoz has shown average raw power in the past and has some feel to hit, but his swing gets rotational and leads to swing-and-misses. Scouts willing to dream on his upside give him a chance to be an average hitter down the road. Munoz plays shortstop in high school, but few scouts think he can stick at the position in pro ball, as his instincts, footwork, agility and range are lacking. A move to third base seems most likely, and he could develop into an average defender at the position with a solid-average arm. Munoz is a below-average to fringe-average runner. The San Diego State commit stands a solid chance to be drafted in the fourth-to-sixth-round range.
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