• Full name Tanner Gregory Allen
  • Born 06/05/1998 in Theodore, AL
  • Profile Ht.: 5'11" / Wt.: 190 / Bats: L / Throws: R
  • School Mississippi State
  • Drafted in the 4th round (118th overall) by the Miami Marlins in 2021 (signed for $247,500).
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    Allen has been drafted twice before in his career—in the 36th round by the Cubs in 2017 and the 34th round by the Rockies in 2019—and should make it a third time this spring after an impressive season with Mississippi State. Through 57 games, Allen posted a .395/.467/.614 slash line, which was good for the highest batting average of any SEC hitter and among the best for all Division I hitters. That performance alone could get him drafted among the top-five rounds by an analytically-inclined team in a down year for college bats, but Allen has a solid-average toolset behind that performance as well. He’s a bit of a tweener outfield profile who improved his speed and arm strength this season and might warrant a try in center field as an above-average runner, but more than likely fits best in a corner. Coaches have praised his work ethic and the progress he’s made as a defender, and he should have enough arm strength for right field—where he’s logged most of his time with Mississippi State this spring. Allen has a solid approach at the plate with an ability to hit to all fields, and he’s performed well against high-end velocity and offspeed offerings. With a 5-foot-11, 190-pound frame, there’s not a ton of physical projection left for Allen and he’s probably more of a hit-over-power bat who will need to rely more on gap power and a high batting average to profile in a corner instead of big-time over-the-fence juice. Allen just turned 23, but his offensive performance in the SEC should be rewarded on draft day.

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Career Transactions

  • OF Tanner Allen assigned to Miami Marlins.
  • OF Tanner Allen assigned to Beloit Sky Carp from Jupiter Hammerheads.
  • Beloit Sky Carp activated OF Tanner Allen.
  • Beloit Sky Carp activated OF Tanner Allen.
  • OF Tanner Allen assigned to Beloit Sky Carp from Jupiter Hammerheads.
  • OF Tanner Allen and assigned to Miami Marlins.

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