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Yonder Alonso

#13 | 1B
Colorado Rockies Colorado Rockies
Yonder Alonso
Name: Yonder Alonso
Born: Apr 8, 1987 in Havana, Cuba
High School: Coral Gables (Fla.) HS
College: Miami
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 230 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
 ABAVGOBPSLGHR
2019292.202.303.35610
Career3,362.260.333.405100
Drafted in the 1st round (7th overall) by the Cincinnati Reds in 2008 (signed for $2,000,000)
The most dangerous slugger on one of the nation's top hitting college teams, Alonso has produced consistent offensive numbers for Miami in each of his three years. As a freshman he led the team with 69 RBIs, leading the Hurricanes to the College World Series. As a sophomore, he led the Atlantic Coast Conference with 18 home runs, and finished the season with a .376 batting average. A native of Cuba, Alonso came to America at age 9. He was drafted out of Coral Gables (Fla.) High in the 16th round by the Twins in 2005. Alonso has always hit for average and power, and he is considered one of the most professional hitters in this year's draft. Blessed with superior plate discipline, Alonso has a great strikeout-to-walk ratio and has an advanced approach. He swings lefthanded and has power to all fields, making consistent contact. In the field, Alonso is limited to first base but plays the position well. He is a below-average runner with adequate arm strength, but he should be an above-average defender. Alonso's professionalism and makeup are both strengths as well, making him a safe pick to reach the major leagues.
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