IP 101
ERA 3.653
WHIP 1.446
BB/9 2.673
SO/9 8.822
  • Full name Jeffrey Christopher Malm
  • Born 10/31/1990 in Las Vegas, NV
  • Profile Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 225 / Bats: L / Throws: L
  • School Bishop Gorman
  • Drafted in the 5th round (169th overall) by the Tampa Bay Rays in 2009 (signed for $680,000).
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    The first thing out of everyone's mouth when talking about Malm is some variation of: "That guy can hit." Few high school players in the draft have a better track record of performance than Malm, who does it from the left side. Everywhere he goes, he hits, whether it's as the youngest player on the USA Baseball junior national team--where he saw more time at first base than Eric Hosmer--or as the only underclassman at the 2007 Cape Cod High School Classic. Playing for one of the nation's top high school teams, Malm was leading the state of Nevada with 15 home runs heading into the playoffs. The question is whether he will be able to hit for the same power with a wood bat. At a soft-bodied 6-foot-3 and 225 pounds, he's limited to first base and will need to produce power. He has a good arm--sitting at 87-89 mph as a pitcher--but can't play the outfield. As a lifelong Southern California fan with a long personal relationship with head coach Chad Kreuter, Malm's commitment to the Trojans is strong.

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  • Rated Best Power Hitter in the Tampa Bay Rays in 2014

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