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Dean is a 6-foot-5, 209-pound former football player with a strong, athletic build. His calling card is his powerful swing that yields above-average raw power, but he has a long way to go as a hitter. He mostly shows that power in batting practice. Dean struggles to identify breaking balls and doesn’t square up a lot of pitches, leading to inconsistent performances in games. He is a below-average runner with an average arm that profiles best in a corner outfield spot, and he needs to improve his jumps off the bat as well. Dean is a smart, sincere individual lauded as having some of the best makeup scouts have ever encountered. He is committed to UCLA and while scouts love his physicality and power, many want to see him improve his approach in the Pac-12.