• Full name Quentin Stephen Holmes
  • Born 07/07/1999 in Queens, NY
  • Profile Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 195 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Monsignor Mcclancy
  • Drafted in the 2nd round (64th overall) by the Cleveland Guardians in 2017 (signed for $988,970).
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    Following a loaded Northeast class in 2016, Holmes is the region's top prospect in 2017. Holmes had success on the summer showcase circuit, establishing a reputation as a strong leader and an enthusiastic competitor. His defining tool is his plus-plus speed, which plays better underway than it does out of the box. His best home to first times are 4.1 seconds, but he often runs in the low 4.2s. Holmes has above-average hand speed and shows above-average barrel awareness. He generates torque with wide hips and broad shoulders, and balls really carry off his bat, especially to his pull side. He came out in the spring having added significant muscle, filling in his coat-hanger shoulders. Coming from a cold-weather climate, Holmes doesn't have as many reps as some of the other top prospects in the country, and could improve at a faster rate when he begins playing every day. He has the elements to develop into an above-average hitter with usable power. He remains raw in center field, but showed the ability to get good reads and routes during the summer showcase circuit. Holmes is committed to Mississippi State but teams love his all-around skillset and elite makeup, both in terms of leadership and work ethic.

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  • Rated Fastest Baserunner in the Cleveland Guardians in 2018

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