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Richard Lewis

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Richard Lewis
Name: Richard Hammond Lewis
Born: Jun 29, 1980 in Marietta, Ga. USA
High School: Pope HS, Marietta, Ga.
College: Georgia Tech
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 195 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 ABAVGOBPSLGHR
Career2,756.258.323.36335
Drafted in the supplemental 1st round (40th overall) by the Atlanta Braves in 2001 (signed for $850,000)
While Teixeira was sidelined, Lewis was the glue that held the Georgia Tech offense together. He moved to shortstop from second base, allowing the Yellow Jackets to get a better bat in the lineup, and emerged as the team's best all-around hitter. His hands are his best tool, giving him bat speed on offense and reliability and a quick pivot on defense. He's intelligent and runs well, and he could develop more power as he matures. Lewis probably lacks the arm to play shortstop as a pro, but he should be an above-average second baseman, both offensively and defensively.
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