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Kansas City Royals AL Central
Whit Merrifield • #15 • IF
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'1", 195 lbs.
Born:Jan 24, 1989 (33 yrs) in Florence, SC
Hometown:Advance, NC
Experience:6 years
Drafted:Drafted by Kansas City in 2010 (9/269).
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Scouting Report
Assets: Owns plenty of positional versatility (he can play both in the outfield and infield), which adds value to a big-league squad. Can steal bases and hit for average at lower levels.
Flaws: Doesn't have a position to call his own, so his prospects for MLB would be best served in a utility role. Lacks optimum home-run power. Gets caught stealing a bit too much.
Career Potential: Decent utility man.
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