Denver Chavez

HS Grad 2008
Age 28 and 0 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 18 and 1 mos
Position(s) MIF  
Ht/Wt 5-6, 160 lb
School  Santa Barbara
Hometown  Santa Barbara, CA USA
Summer Team  Cardinals Scout
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 30 by Diamondbacks in 2013
National Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - MIF
Speedster, good actions, can hit, need to follow
CA State Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - MIF

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2007 Sunshine West Showcase   Jun 09, 2007
PG Grade: 8.5
Denver Chavez is a 2008 MIF with a 5'6'', 160 lb. frame from Santa Barbara, CA, who attends Santa Barbara HS. Named to the Top Prospect Team. Chavez has a lean and athletic frame with lively body. He is an exciting player to watch. Chavez has good speed and quickness in the field and on the bases that allows him to steal bases. He is a very aggressive base runner with great instincts. Defensively he has good actions with fluid movements and smooth footwork that allows him to cover a great deal of ground. Chavez has soft hands and a quick release. At the plate he is a legitimate switch hitter with good bat speed from both sides. He has an aggressive approach, yet has a simple swing. Chavez is a contact hitter with a line drive swing plane. He uses the entire field and has the ability to be a top of the order hitter at the next level. He is also a good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.00
0.50 improvement beginning on Jun 09, 2007
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Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 6.69 sec
99.10% Rank
best 6.53  avg 7.51
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
IF 80 mph
70.14% Rank
best 95  avg 77
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 95  avg 76
 (2008 class)
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