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Justin Sellers

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Justin Sellers
Name: Justin Ryan Sellers
Born: Feb 1, 1986 in Bellflower, Calif. USA
High School: Marina HS, Huntington Beach, Calif.
Ht.: 5'10" / Wt.: 175 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Career3,332.267.346.38654
Drafted in the 6th round (191st overall) by the Oakland Athletics in 2005 (signed for $150,000)
Sellers is a tremendous baseball player in a small package. His tools, instincts and style of play compare to former Arizona State All-America shortstop Dustin Pedroia, who pound-for-pound may have been the best player in college baseball in 2004 and is rapidly climbing the ladder in the Red Sox system. Scouts say Sellers is the best defensive shortstop in Southern California, combining sure, soft hands with excellent range. At the plate, he's wiry strong and swings the bat well, but his power potential is negligible, especially with wood. He was hitting .407-4-16 in 86 at-bats this spring. Beyond his tools, his greatest strength is an advanced knowledge of how to play the game--not surprising because his father is former big league pitcher Jeff Sellers, who played for the Red Sox from 1985-88. Sellers is considered signable in spite of his commitment to Cal State Fullerton.
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