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Ryan Flaherty

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Ryan Flaherty
Name: Ryan Edward Flaherty
Born: Jul 27, 1986 in Portland, Maine USA
High School: Deering HS, Portland, Maine
College: Vanderbilt
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
 ABAVGOBPSLGHR
2019378.270.373.47918
Career2,249.279.355.46683
Drafted in the supplemental 1st round (41st overall) by the Chicago Cubs in 2008 (signed for $906,000)
As a coach's son, Flaherty earns compliments as a "ballplayer" from opposing coaches and scouts. His father Edward Flaherty is in the ABCA Hall of Fame and has won two national championships as head coach of Division III Southern Maine's baseball team. Flaherty himself has a track record of winning, as following his senior year in high school, his summer team won the American Legion national championship. Flaherty was also named Mr. Baseball in Maine the same season. At Vanderbilt, Flaherty took over the starting shortstop role full-time his sophomore season. However, scouts feel Flaherty's range is not good enough for him to stay at the premium position into the pros, and he will most likely have to make a move to second base, which he played for Team USA last summer. At the plate, Flaherty swings from the left side and will hit for average. He holds the Commodores record for longest hitting streak at 35 games. Flaherty hit six total home runs in his first two years on campus and has close to doubled that total this season. He has showed signs of filling out his lanky 6-foot-3 frame and more strength is projected, but he will most likely never be considered a power hitter. His athleticism and makeup are a plus and should carry him into the major leagues.
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