2013 MLB Draft Profile: Reese McGuire

by Matt Grabusky | Posted on Monday, June 25th, 2012

Player:  Reese McGuire
Position:  C
School:  Kentwood (WA)
Date of Birth:  3/2/1995
Height/Weight:  6’1/190
Bats/Throws:  L/R
2013 Class:  Senior
Committed To:  San Diego

Scouting Report:

Reese McGuire is a lefthanded hitting catcher with the ability to affect the game offensively and defensively.  He enters the summer of 2012 as the top Northwest position prospect for the 2013 MLB Draft.

  • Smooth swing
  • Above average bat speed
  • Good power potential
  • Agressive hitter with good approach
  • 6.97-60 per Perfect Game
  • Projects to remain at catcher
  • Athleticism shows behind the plate
  • Moves well
  • Does a good job blocking balls in the dirt
  • Strong arm and quick release
  • 1.83 pop per Perfect Game
  • Good receiver

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Awards/Achievements:

  • 2012 USA Baseball Richard W. “Dick” Case Player of the Year
  • 2012 All-Area Code Team
  • 2012 Under Armour All-American
  • 2012 All-League
  • 2012 News-Tribune All-Area Team
  • 2012 Perfect Game Underclass 1st Team
  • 2012 ESPNHS Preseason All-State
  • 2011 All-League
  • 2011 All-State
  • 2011 League MVP
  • 2011 Area Code Games
  • 2011 News-Tribune All-Area Team

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Statistics:

YR LG AB H 2B 3B HR BB SO SB CS BA OBP SLG
 2012  HS  80  31  7  2  4  19  10  8  0  .388  .510  .675

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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  1. E-Dub says:

    Really, really like McGuire. Reports of his driving the ball to the opposite field gap at one of the recent showcases are promising. Great swing.

  2. Matt Grabusky says:

    I haven’t gotten to far into rankings yet, but I have no idea how the prep catchers are going to shake out. McGuire is another one with a legitimate shot at the first round.

  3. Joey Parkhill says:

    I heard the Pirates are after this guy.

    • KevinRBLF says:

      That wouldn’t be a shocker to me. It makes sense organizationally. Especially considering they have 2 picks to work with within the first 15 of the 1st round.

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