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Kyle Datres

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Kyle Datres
Name: Kyle Joseph Datres
Born: Jan 5, 1996 in Williamsport, PA
High School: Loyalsock HS, Williamsport, Pa.
College: North Carolina
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 12th round (366th overall) by the Colorado Rockies in 2018 (signed for $125,000)
Datres came to North Carolina as a blue-chip recruit who also pitched, played quarterback and played basketball in high school. Mostly a starter since he stepped on campus, Datres has shown steady improvement at the plate and is enjoying his best season as a Tar Heel in 2018, finishing the regular season as the team's leading hitter at .344/.435/.493 after hitting .259 the last two seasons and struggling in the Cape Cod League. In particular, Datres has shown better plate discipline this spring, striking out less and showing better restraint on breaking balls outside of the zone. Datres crowds the plate with a slightly open stance but has the righthanded bat speed to get to fastballs inside. An above-average hitter with average power, Datres doesn't have one key carrying tool. Scouts are divided on whether or not the 6-foot, 192-pound infielder has the hands or feet to stay at third. He has enough arm strength for the position and has the athleticism to make the occasional highlight-reel play, but the game can speed up for him at times and he might need to find another long-term defensive home.
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