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Donovan Casey

#31 | OF | NationalsWAS
Rochester Red Wings Rochester Red Wings
Donovan Casey
Name: Donovan Casey
Born: Feb 23, 1996 in Stratford, NJ
High School: Boston College
College: Boston College
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 190 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 20th round (610th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2017
Casey is yet another prospect among the two-way player phylum who could be drafted as either a pitcher or a hitter. The difference with Casey is he lacks the polish of upper-tier two-way players like Hunter Greene and Brendan McKay; he's more of a project. Primarily a right fielder for Boston College in his three-year career, the righthander threw a career-high 29.2 innings this spring, striking out 31 and walking 12 walks while posting five saves and a 3.03 ERA. Casey has plus arm strength and has touched as high as 95 mph on the mound but primarily sits in the low-90s. His breaking ball has potential, but it needs tightening. As a position player, Casey boasts dynamic raw tools with his plus arm, plus speed and plus athleticism. However, while he can show plus raw power in batting practice, he's shown very little power in games--slugging just .371 and homering just four times in 482 career at-bats. Scouts aren't convinced Casey has the hit tool or strike-zone awareness to project as a hitter at the next level. But a team that loves Casey's tools could give him a chance to hit with pitching as a solid backup plan.
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