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Tony Wolters

#14 | C
Colorado Rockies Colorado Rockies
Tony Wolters
Name: Anthony John Wolters
Born: Jun 9, 1992 in Vista, Calif. USA
High School: Rancho Buena Vista HS, Vista, Calif.
Ht.: 5'10" / Wt.: 197 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
 ABAVGOBPSLGHR
2019342.266.338.3361
Career958.240.327.3277
Drafted in the 3rd round (87th overall) by the Cleveland Indians in 2010 (signed for $1,350,000)
Wolters, a San Diego recruit, was the MVP of the 2009 Aflac All-American game at Petco Park in San Diego, an impressive accomplishment considering the field was filled with elite prospects such as Jameson Taillon and Bryce Harper. Undersized (5-foot-10, 180 pounds) for any position on the field except the middle infield, Wolters almost certainly will shift to second base as a pro. He is a sensational defensive player, displaying remarkable playmaking ability, fluid actions and quick hands. Wolters has enough arm for shortstop, but his below-average speed and range make him a better fit on the right side of the infield. He's smart with strong leadership qualities and baseball instincts. Wolters' batting stance and hitting style are unique. He begins with the bat in a straight up and down posture, his hands placed near his right hip. His wide, spread-out stance in his lower half gives Wolters a bit of a Gateway Arch look. As a pitch approaches, Wolters moves his hands into a launch position and then lets the bat fly, using a pronounced sweeping upper-cut. At times, he appears to release his top hand off the bat a fraction too quickly, in effect swinging with one hand. While his swing and set-up are not traditional, it is hard to quibble with the results. He is a patient and savvy hitter, showing a knack for extending pitch counts as he waits for the ball he wants to attack. Wolters projects as an average to slightly above-average hitter with slightly below-average power.
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