2013 MLB Draft Profile: Austin Wilson

by Matt Grabusky | Posted on Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Player:  Austin Wilson
Position:  OF
School:  Stanford
Date of Birth:  2/7/1992
Height/Weight:  6’5/245
Bats/Throws:  R/R
2013 Class:  Junior
Previously Drafted:  2010, 12th Rd, Cardinals

Scouting Report:

Austin Wilson has top of the first round tools.  His improvement and performance in 2013 will determine exactly where he is drafted, but the tools will keep him from sliding very far.

  • Plus bat speed
  • Tremendous raw power
  • Not a burner, but good speed
  • Very strong arm
  • Right fielder at the next level
  • Athletic
  • Walk to strikeout ratio could be a red flag, but was improved from freshman to sophomore year
  • Swing can be a bit long

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Awards/Achievements:

  • 2012 All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention
  • 2012 3rd Team Baseball America Preseason All-American
  • 2011 All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention
  • 2011 Named the #3 Prospect at the Cape by Perfect Game

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Statistics:

YR LG AB H 2B 3B HR BB SO SB CS BA OBP SLG
 2011  NCAA  188  58  6  0  5  7  56  1  0  .309  .347  .420
 2012  NCAA  221  63  12  2  10  24  44  7  0  .285  .389  .493
 2011  Cape   93  19  6  0   1  6  27  1  0  .204  .272  .301

If any of this information is incorrect or you have additional information on this player, please let us know at matt@bigleaguefutures.net

 

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