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Draft Focus: Aaron Judge

Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Frankie Piliere        
Published: Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Aaron Judge Perfect Game profile


Position:  OF
Height:  6-7
Weight:  255
Bats/Throws:  R-R
Birthdate:  April 26, 1992
College:  Fresno State
Hometown:  Linden, Calif.
Previously Drafted:  Athletics '10 (39)
Projected Draft Round:  1

What’s the body comp. on this guy?” one veteran scout asked another one late afternoon at a Cape Cod League game.

LeBron James,” answered another scout, partially joking, but mostly not.

There are some players that require a numerical roster on hand to definitively identify them the first time you see them on a field. At 6-foot-7, and over 250 pounds, Aaron Judge is not one of those players. His size and physical presence stand out the moment you see him stride into the box or shag a fly ball in the outfield. What will strike you next, however, is what an outstanding athlete with a wide array of skills on a baseball field he actually is. This isn’t your run of the mill, lumberjack build home run swinger. Aaron Judge can help a team in a large number of ways.



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