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John Aiello

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John Aiello
Name: John Michael Aiello
Born: Feb 14, 1997 in Lansdale, Pa. USA
High School: Germantown Academy, Fort Washington, Pa.
College: Wake Forest
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 200 lbs
Bats: B / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 14th round (416th overall) by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2018 (signed for $125,000)
After a huge sophomore season (.328, 20 HR) for Wake Forest and a strong summer for USA Baseball's Collegiate National Team and in the Cape Cod League, Aiello hit a wall this spring. As one of the last remaining big bats in Wake Forest's once-loaded lineup, Aiello pressed at the plate early in the season. His timing suffered, his swing got a little long, and his swing-and-miss issues were exposed. Aiello finished the regular season batting .237/.355/.401 with just nine homers and 75 strikeouts in 207 at-bats. Aiello possesses above-average power, but he had trouble consistently getting to it in 2018, and his high strikeout rate could prohibit him from hitting for contact at the next level. A solid third baseman with a plus arm, Aiello fits the prototypical third baseman profile. Junior season aside, Aiello's ACC track record and summer performance still give him a chance to go in the first five rounds.
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