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Deven Marrero

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Deven Marrero
Name: Deven Sommer Marrero
Born: Aug 25, 1990 in Davie, Fla. USA
High School: American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.
College: Arizona State
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 190 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 ABAVGOBPSLGHR
2019337.249.326.43015
Career2,435.246.314.34636
Drafted in the 1st round (24th overall) by the Boston Red Sox in 2012 (signed for $2,050,000)
As a junior in high school, Marrero played on a loaded American Heritage High (Plantation, Fla.) team that included third baseman Nick Castellanos, now with the Tigers, and first baseman Eric Hosmer, now with the Royals. Like Hosmer, Marrero committed to Arizona State, and after he slipped to the 17th round of the 2009 draft he headed to campus. Marrero has always been able to flash the leather, and he is this year's surest bet to stay at shortstop, with great range, easy actions and above-average arm strength. He shows promise with the bat, but he has been inconsistent this year and was batting .276/.335/.414 over his first 174 at-bats. Marrero has been frustrating for scouts this spring, not just because he has underperformed but because he has looked so nonchalant doing it. Scouts say Marrero has played without energy this year and has shown off his above-average arm strength only when he needs to. He has above-average raw speed but doesn't always go at full speed on the bases. Marrero shows power in batting practice, but profiles more as a gap hitter at the next level. While there questions about his bat, he still figures to be a first-rounder because there are so few surefire shortstops in the draft.
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