• Full name Dustin Hunter Renfroe
  • Born 01/28/1992 in Crystal Springs, MS
  • Profile Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 230 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Mississippi State
  • Debut 09/21/2016
  • Drafted in the 1st round (13th overall) by the San Diego Padres in 2013 (signed for $2,678,000).
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    Primarily a catcher and pitcher in high school, Renfroe intrigued scouts for his raw tools, primarily top-shelf power and arm strength. The Red Sox drafted him in the 31st round, but Renfroe wanted to go to Mississippi State and wound up there. Mississippi's single-season prep home run king, he arrived in school raw and got just 26 at-bats as a freshman, then batted a modest .252/.328/.374 as a sophomore starter. He's gained confidence and playing time with consecutive summers in the Cal Ripken League, where he hit a league-record 16 home runs last summer, prompting the Bethesda Big Train to retire his jersey. Renfroe has carried that confidence and improvement into the spring; entering May, he was in contention for both the old-school (AVG, HR, RBI) and slash-stats (AVG/OBP/SLG) triple crowns in the Southeastern Conference. He has polished his approach and gets to more of his 70-grade raw power, though scouts still expect him to swing and miss plenty as a pro. He's an asset defensively with a 70 arm and above-average speed (4.1 seconds to first base from the right side); he even was tied for Mississippi State's stolen-base lead. The 6-foot-1, 216-pounder fits the right-field profile well if he maintains his improved hitting approach, and he's hit his way into the first round.

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  • Rated Best Outfield Arm in the California League in 2014
  • Rated Best Power Hitter in the San Diego Padres in 2014

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Career Transactions

  • Los Angeles Angels activated RF Hunter Renfroe from the paternity list.
  • Los Angeles Angels placed RF Hunter Renfroe on the paternity list.

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