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Darnell Sweeney

2B | Blue JaysTOR
Darnell Sweeney
Name: Darnell Thomas Sweeney
Born: Feb 1, 1991 in Miramar, Fla. USA
High School: American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.
College: Central Florida
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: B / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 13th round (416th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012 (signed for $100,000)
Sweeney had a chance to go in the first three rounds with a good spring. An athletic 6-foot, 170-pounder, he just didn't hit enough for most scouts to consider him in that range. He's a plus runner with solid defensive tools, including a plus arm, but lacks consistency with his footwork, leading to careless errors. He should be able to play shortstop at least in a utility profile. He's a switch-hitter who hasn't developed enough strength to drive the ball with any regularity.
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