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Billy McKinney

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Billy McKinney
Name: William Landis McKinney
Born: Aug 23, 1994 in Plano, Texas USA
High School: Plano (Texas) West HS
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
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201969.246.303.3771
Career188.250.312.4317
Drafted in the 1st round (24th overall) by the Oakland Athletics in 2013 (signed for $1,800,000)
McKinney has one of the sweetest swings in the 2013 draft, and he has hit his way into the first round with a strong spring. He generates excellent bat speed from the left side of the plate, and he barrels balls with ease thanks to his hand-eye coordination and disciplined approach. The 6-foot-2, 195-pounder has strength and should grow into solid power. The rest of McKinney's tools are fringy to average, but his arm and speed play up because he goes all-out all the time. Scouts love his makeup and are confident that he'll provide the offense required on an outfield corner. Texas Christian holds on to many of its top recruits, but the Horned Frogs will likely lose McKinney when he goes in the second half of the first round.
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