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Andrew Susac

#34 | C | RoyalsKC
Omaha Storm Chasers Omaha Storm Chasers
Andrew Susac
Name: Andrew John Susac
Born: Mar 22, 1990 in Roseville, Calif. USA
High School: Jesuit HS, Carmichael, Calif.
College: Oregon State
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 215 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 ABAVGOBPSLGHR
201977.234.385.4424
Career1,518.250.355.42760
Drafted in the 2nd round (86th overall) by the San Francisco Giants in 2011 (signed for $1,100,000)
Susac gets mixed reviews from scouts in the Northwest this spring, but scouting directors saw him at his best last summer and catching is at even more of a premium than usual this year, so he could still be a first-rounder. He broke the hamate bone in his left wrist midway through the season but was back in game action a month later, even getting back behind the plate. During the layoff, Susac still threw regularly and did drills to improve his footwork behind the plate. He has above-average arm strength and can shut down a running game. He needs to improve his receiving skills, as his hands can get a little stiff, but he's a good athlete who blocks well. Susac has a good approach at the plate, which Beavers coaches attribute to him seeing quality stuff from their pitchers day in and day out. He has more power than a pure feel for hitting. He uses a high leg kick as part of his load, which can disrupt his timing and rhythm at times, but when he's in sync he shows above-average pop, mostly to his pull side. His success on the Cape carried over to this season and helped his confidence behind the plate.
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