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Nick Dalesandro

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Nick Dalesandro
Name: Nick James Dalesandro
Born: Oct 3, 1996 in Joliet, Ill. USA
High School: Joliet Catholic Academy, Plainfield, Ill.
College: Purdue
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 175 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 10th round (309th overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2018 (signed for $137,300)
Dalesandro, the son of former big leaguer Mark Dalesandro, was drafted in the 33rd round out of high school by the Tigers. He continued on to Purdue, where he’s played in every game for the last three years. He’s a solid defender behind the plate and has a well above-average arm, which is his best tool. He’s more athletic than most catchers and also saw some time in the outfield in the Cape Cod League. But Dalesandro doesn’t hit for much power and his swing is unconventional, leading to concerns about his hit tool. He has experience as a pitcher and his arm strength means that he may end up back on the mound at some point in the future.
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