• Full name Yohandy Morales
  • Born 10/09/2001 in Miami, FL
  • Profile Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 209 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Miami
  • Drafted in the 2nd round (40th overall) by the Washington Nationals in 2023 (signed for $2,600,000).
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    School: Miami Source: 4YR

    Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted
    Age At Draft: 21.8
    BA Grade:55/Extreme
    Tools:Hit: 45. Power: 60. Run: 45. Field: 50. Arm: 60.

    Morales was a talented and toolsy high school prospect who ranked as the No. 77 overall player in the 2020 draft class. He made it to campus at Miami, where he initially split time at shortstop and third base, before sliding over to the hot corner full time. Morales is a large, athletic righthanded hitter with a 6-foot-4, 225-pound frame that has plenty of strength now, but still room to add good weight in the future. He’s been a consistent producer for the Hurricanes and is a career .341/.412/.624 hitter over 172 games with 46 home runs. Morales takes big hacks, and starts his swing with a bit of a hand hitch before firing through the zone with a lengthy bat path. He has plus raw power that he generates with little effort in batting practice, and generates tons of damage on contact with a 94.2 mph average exit velocity in 2023 and a 108.9 mph 90th percentile mark. Morales has pure hit questions thanks to both the length of his swing and his pitch recognition. He chases out of the zone frequently and has long seemed to struggle identifying breaking balls, which leads him to getting out in front and off-balance at times. He missed 20% of the time vs. fastballs in 2023 compared to a 37% whiff rate on breaking balls. Morales is an average runner who has solid defensive tools at third, including solid mobility, athleticism and plus arm strength. He’ll need to become more consistent in the field and could potentially slow down as he adds strength to an already large frame.

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  • 3B Yohandy Morales assigned to Fredericksburg Nationals from FCL Nationals.
  • 3B Yohandy Morales assigned to Fredericksburg Nationals from FCL Nationals.
  • 3B Yohandy Morales assigned to FCL Nationals.
  • Washington Nationals signed 3B Yohandy Morales.

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