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Vimael Machin

#39 | SS
Oakland Athletics Oakland Athletics
Vimael Machin
Name: Vimael Machin
Born: Sep 25, 1993 in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico
High School: Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Gurabo, P.R.
College: Virginia Commonwealth
Ht.: 5'10" / Wt.: 185 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
Drafted in the 10th round (293rd overall) by the Chicago Cubs in 2015 (signed for $2,000)
Virginia Commonwealth's program is on the rise, and Machin is a big reason why. The Puerto Rico native has been a four-year starter for the Rams, and has performed for all four years. Machin is a sure-footed defender, with average range for the position. His arm is slightly below-average, which leads many to doubt his ability to play the position at the next level. Still, Machin has feel for the barrel, and his lefthanded bat stays in the zone for quite a while, allowing to make consistent contact. Machin has well below average power and is a below average runner. Scouts see him as a strong senior sign with the potential to hit and develop into a utility infielder.
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