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Eduoard Julien

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Eduoard Julien
Name: Eduoard Julien
Born: Apr 30, 1999 in Sainte-Foy Southeast, Quebec Canada
High School: Cardinal-Roy SS, Quebec City
College: Auburn
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 195 lbs
Bats: B / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 18th round (539th overall) by the Minnesota Twins in 2019 (signed for $493,000)
Ranked No. 451 on the BA 500 coming out of secondary school in Canada in 2017, Julien impressed scouts with the Canadian Junior National Team with a loose, lefthanded swing, quick hands and above-average speed. Now, after just two years with Auburn in the SEC, Julien is a draft-eligible sophomore thanks to one of his secondary school years counting the same as one year of junior college. Because of that, Julien is one of the younger four-year players in the class, and he will turn 20 just a month before the draft. He’s a bit of a split-camp player for teams, however, as he has plus raw power—some of the best on Auburn’s club—but there are questions about his hit tool. After posting a .275/.398/.556 slash line with 17 home runs as a freshman, Julien has hit just .232/.367/.429 with eight home runs and a 27 percent strikeout rate through 54 games this spring. The whiffs are concerning, and Julien similarly struggled in the Cape Cod League last summer, hitting .205/.289/.372 with a 33 percent strikeout rate. The good news is that he has always walked at a solid clip—roughly 15 percent of the time over his two years with the Tigers. Given his age and 2018 performance, teams might be willing to take a shot. Defensively, Julien doesn’t have an obvious fit, but he profiles as a corner player in some capacity, whether that’s at third base or in the outfield.
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