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Wes Hodges

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Wes Hodges
Name: Wesley Michael Hodges
Born: Sep 14, 1984 in Chattanooga, Tenn. USA
High School: Baylor School, Chattanooga
College: Georgia Tech
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 2nd round (69th overall) by the Cleveland Indians in 2006 (signed for $1,000,000)
When Hodges injured his wrist as a high school senior, he taught himself to bat lefthanded and still hit .400. The White Sox drafted him in the 13th round, but he chose to attend college and looked like a cinch first-rounder entering his junior season. His stock has steadily slipped this spring, and some scouts wonder if he is healthy. He missed a series in May with a calf injury, and his defense had regressed. Hodges has outstanding eye-hand coordination and makes consistent contact. He has shown above-average bat speed in the past, though it wasn't as impressive this season. He doesn't project to hit for considerable power, yet he has a penchant for finding holes and has a good hitter's mentality, with good plate discipline and pitch recognition. He's a below-average runner. He has shown above-average arm strength in the past, but many of his throws lacked carry this spring. Clubs placing an emphasis on his track record could still take Hodges as early as the sandwich round.
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