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Tyler Fitzgerald

#6 | SS | GiantsSF
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Tyler Fitzgerald
Name: Tyler Joseph Fitzgerald
Born: Sep 15, 1997 in Springfield, Ill. USA
High School: Rochester (Ill.) HS
College: Louisville
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 4th round (116th overall) by the San Francisco Giants in 2019 (signed for $495,000)
Fitzgerald is the kind of college shortstop who gets drafted reasonably well because of his well-rounded game, even though he doesn’t have a plus tool. In fact, scouts see a lot more 40s and 45s on his scouting report than average 50s. Fitzgerald was a plus-plus runner in high school, but he’s slowed down to post average run times now. He’s also a fringe-average defender with an average arm. Fitzgerald was hitting .327/.405/.507 in late-May. Scouts project a fringe-average hit tool with fringe-average power in pro ball with a wood bat. Fitzgerald’s lack of above-average tools limits his upside, but his solid feel for the game and productive ACC career gives him a solid shot to be a day two draft pick as a useful middle infielder.
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