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Iolana Akau

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Iolana Akau
Name: Iolana K.P. Akau
Born: Aug 31, 1995 in Waipahu, Hawaii USA
High School: St. Louis HS, Honolulu
Ht.: 5'11" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Career670.209.286.2724
Drafted in the 20th round (611th overall) by the Oakland Athletics in 2013 (signed for $375,000)
Akau missed most of the season after breaking his thumb during a team scrimmage in mid-February. He healed in time for the playoffs and for predraft workouts with teams. He's 5-foot-11 and 170 pounds and stands out for his defense. He is a quick and agile behind the plate with good blocking and receiving skills, as well as above-average arm strength, and shows leadership on the field. His draft status will depend on how much teams believe in his bat. He has a compact swing from the right side with gap power potential, but will likely hit at the bottom of a big league lineup. A member of Hawaii's 2008 Little League World Series team, Akau is committed to Hawaii.
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