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Oakland Athletics AL West
Matt Chapman • #26 • 3B
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'0", 215 lbs.
Born:Apr 28, 1993 (29 yrs) in Victorville, CA
Hometown:Trabuco Canyon, CA
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by Oakland in 2014 (1/25).
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Scouting Report
Assets: Displays very good home-run power for all levels. Is patient and can draw a fair amount of walks, too. Also owns a very strong arm at the hot corner. Can be a solid run producer.
Flaws: His swing is too long, so strikeouts will always be an issue for him (especially in MLB). Is not a great hitter for average, so his power numbers will always have to be there.
Career Potential: Power-hitting third baseman with some upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Rawlings Platinium Glove Award 2018
AL Rawlings Gold Glove Award 2018
Texas League (AA) Most Valuable Player 2016
Texas League (AA) All-Star Team 2016
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