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Andrew Bechtold

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Andrew Bechtold
Name: Andrew Bechtold
Born: Apr 18, 1996 in Chadds Ford, Pa. USA
High School: Garnet Valley HS, Glen Mills, Pa.
College: Chipola (Fla.) JC
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 185 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 5th round (136th overall) by the Minnesota Twins in 2017 (signed for $600,000)
Bechtold batted just .218 as a redshirt freshman at Maryland in 2016. He transferred to Chipola and took off under the tutelage of head coach Jeff Johnson. Bechtold is a righthanded hitter capable of generating plus bat speed with a compact swing path. He's able to drive the ball to all fields and he has grown into more power this spring. Bechtold got off to a hot start to the season and put up excellent numbers for Chipola, batting .421/.535/.683 and hitting 11 home runs. Most scouts project him to develop an average bat with plus power, though his limited track record creates some uncertainty. Bechtold is an above-average runner, has plenty of arm strength for the left side and scouts believe he can stick at third base.
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