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Justin Chigbogu

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Justin Chigbogu
Name: Justin Kelechi Chigbogu
Born: Jul 8, 1994 in Raytown, Mo. USA
High School: Raytown (Mo.) South HS
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 240 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
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Drafted in the 4th round (146th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012 (signed for $250,000)
Before this spring, Chigbogu was known mostly as an all-state defensive end. But scouts who went to see Raytown South outfielder Bralin Jackson came away marveling about Chigbogu's massive power potential. He probably would need two years in Rookie ball at this point, but he's a 6-foot-2, 230-pound athlete who crushes balls from the left side of the plate. While he's raw, he doesn't strike out excessively. He runs well for his size and perhaps could play left field, though he has a below-average arm. A Heartland (Ill.) CC recruit, he could be signable after the 10th round.
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