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Nick Banks

#7 | OF | NationalsWAS
Harrisburg Senators Harrisburg Senators
Nick Banks
Name: Nicholas Matthew Banks
Born: Nov 18, 1994 in Tomball, Texas USA
High School: Tomball (Texas) HS
College: Texas A&M
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 215 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
Drafted in the 4th round (124th overall) by the Washington Nationals in 2016 (signed for $500,000)
After an excellent sophomore season at Texas A&M and a summer where he led USA Baseball's Collegiate National Team in batting average and on-base percentage, Banks was considered one of the top college outfielders in the draft class. But Banks has plummeted down draft boards with his struggles as a junior. A back injury early in the year didn't help and Banks pressed after his slow start, getting too pull-happy. He's at his best when he's using the whole field but his pull-heavy approach saw his average fall without a corresponding jump in his power. Banks has a right fielder's arm, plenty of range for the position and average speed. But the concerns about his offense could prevent him from turning into the prototypical right field slugger.
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