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Michael Guldberg

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Michael Guldberg
Name: Michael Erling Guldberg
Born: Jun 22, 1999 in Woodstock, GA
College: Georgia Tech
High School: Walton HS, Marietta, Ga.
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 171 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
Drafted in the 3rd round (98th overall) by the Oakland Athletics in 2020 (signed for $300,000)
Guldberg has performed at the plate since he arrived at Georgia Tech, but an injury-shortened 2018 season and the coronavirus-shortened 2020 season means he doesn't have the track record most teams prefer from a top pick. The 6-foot, 171-pound outfielder hit .368/.510/.579 in 28 games as a freshman before a shoulder injury sidelined him. That led him to become a designated hitter for most of 2019, when he hit atop the Yellow Jackets lineup and finished second in the Atlantic Coast Conference in hitting (.355) with nearly as many walks (31) as strikeouts (32). Guldberg was off to a similar start this spring, batting .450/.521/.533 in 16 games before the 2020 season ended. Guldberg makes a ton of contact and gets on-base, but doesn't have much power to speak of. He’s an above-average runner with a below-average arm who has a chance to stick in center field, and he also has experience at second base and profiles well defensively in left field. Guldberg’s tools aren't super loud, but his performance will stand out on many models to analytically-inclined teams.
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