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Cameron Garfield

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Cameron Garfield
Name: Cameron Gerald Garfield
Born: May 23, 1991 in Frankfurt, Germany
High School: Murrieta (Calif.) Valley HS
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 200 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 2nd round (74th overall) by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2009 (signed for $492,200)
In a banner year for prep catchers, Garfield stands out as one of the best pure defenders. At 6-feet and 190 pounds, Garfield is fit, strong and powerful. His pop times range from 1.85 to 1.90 seconds at showcase events, with one scout clocking a 1.78, and he has an above-average arm. Scouts' primary worry is that Garfield shines at showcases and struggles in games. He often puts on eye-opening power exhibitions during batting practice, but he has trouble carrying those results into games. He has a breathtakingly quick bat, but he often pulls off the ball and opens his front side, pulling the ball hard but foul. Failure to track the pitch and let it get deep throws off his timing, though he will occasionally show the ability to stay back on the breaking ball. Doubts may exist about Garfield's bat, but few doubts exist about his defense. His bat shows the promise of power, but he'll need improvement to bring it up to big league average.
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