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Austin Jackson • OF
Status:Free agent
Ht/Wt:6'1", 198 lbs.
Born:Feb 1, 1987 (35 yrs) in Denton, TX
Hometown:Denton, TX
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by NY Yankees in 2005 (8/259).
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Scouting Report
Assets: A superb all-round athlete with good size, he can fly around the bases, has great range in the outfield with a good glove and hits for a good average. Has a solid arm and some home-run power. Can play all three outfield positions.
Flaws: Swings at too many bad pitches, leading to big strikeout totals. As a result, he has had to shorten his swing so he may not produce as much power as a result. Should steal more but is somewhat hesitant on the bases.
Career Potential: Veteran outfielder.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
International League (AAA) Rookie of the Year 2009
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