• Full name Steven Kwan
  • Born 09/05/1997 in Los Gatos, CA
  • Profile Ht.: 5'9" / Wt.: 170 / Bats: L / Throws: L
  • School Oregon State
  • Debut 04/07/2022
  • Drafted in the 5th round (163rd overall) by the Cleveland Guardians in 2018 (signed for $185,000).
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    Kwan leads things off in Oregon State's potent lineup and has proven to be an on-base machine. He is a nightmare for opposing pitchers and is one of the toughest players to strike out in Division I baseball. After striking out around seven percent of the time through his first two seasons with the Beavers, Kwan has cut that rate to 4.8 percent in 2018, striking out just 12 times through his first 199 at-bats. His walk rate has done the exact opposite, shooting from under three percent during his freshman season to over 17 percent through his first 49 games this spring--even more impressive when considering Kwan's poor power. A rangy center fielder, Kwan has a slap-hitting approach, spraying the ball to all fields and getting on base with above-average speed. While there are questions regarding how his approach will pan out in pro ball, Kwan has hit well over .300 in each of his last two seasons at Oregon State and has a strong track record of hitting in wood-bat leagues. He hit .304/.381/.342 in 26 games in the Cape Cod League last summer. Because of his ability to play above-average defense in center field and his speed, Kwan projects as a fourth outfielder whose bat might be too light to ever make him a regular.

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  • Rated Best Defensive Outfielder in the Cleveland Guardians in 2020

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