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Champ Stuart

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Champ Stuart
Name: Jervis Harvin Stuart
Born: Oct 11, 1992 in Bimini, Bahamas
College: Brevard (N.C.)
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 181 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 6th round (176th overall) by the New York Mets in 2013 (signed for $300,000)
Blazing speed can't be taught, so scouts naturally gravitate toward players like Stuart. He is a native of the Bahamas but attended high school at the prestigious Christ School in Asheville, N.C., where he played football, basketball and baseball, before heading about 45 minutes away to Division II Brevard for college. Brevard had a poor season, finishing in mid-April with a 16-32 record, but that was enough time for scouts to get intrigued by his all-around package. He hit .300/.444/.479 with 39 stolen bases in 42 attempts this season. Stuart has a short, strong frame at 5-foot-11, 175 pounds and offers surprising power. Speed is obviously his biggest calling card. He needs to work on his routes in center field, though he can get away with outrunning his mistakes. The biggest question is with the bat. He has a simple swing but a poor approach and gets beat by below-average stuff. He hits too many fly balls rather than putting the ball on the ground and getting down the line, and he doesn't incorporate his lower half enough.
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