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Granden Goetzman

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Granden Goetzman
Name: Granden Galen Goetzman
Born: Nov 14, 1992 in Palmetto, Fla. USA
High School: Palmetto (Fla.) HS
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 200 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 ABAVGOBPSLGHR
2019305.226.303.43316
Career2,155.242.291.37643
Drafted in the 2nd round (75th overall) by the Tampa Bay Rays in 2011 (signed for $490,000)
Three factors have helped Goetzman jump up draft boards this spring: the thin Florida high school class, a lack of high school power bats and his own sizable talent. Minor shoulder issues kept him off the main showcase circuit, though he was a known commodity among Florida area scouts, so he has really introduced himself to national-level scouts this spring. Primarily a shortstop and pitcher in high school, Goetzman will move to an outfield corner as a pro, and he's gotten comparisons to such players as Jayson Werth and Jay Buhner. Bat speed and leverage help him produce prodigious power, and like Werth, Goetzman is a tall, angular athlete who might even have a shot at playing some center field. He's far from a stiff righthanded hitter, with a loose swing and above-average speed, especially under way. His hit tool is also advanced, as he has good natural timing. Scouts laud his makeup, and if a team thinks he can stay in the infield or play center, he could push his way into the first round.
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