2013 MLB Draft Profile: Colin Moran

by Matt Grabusky | Posted on Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Player:  Colin Moran
Position:  3B
School:  North Carolina
Date of Birth:  10/1/1992
Height/Weight:  6’3/209
Bats/Throws:  L/R
2013 Class:  Junior
Previously Drafted:

Scouting Report:

If Colin Moran isn’t the top college bat eligible for the 2013 draft, he is on a very short list.

  • Wide, open stance
  • Easy swing
  • Natural Hitter
  • Very good approach at the plate
  • Outstanding plate discipline
  • Very good pitch recognition
  • Hits to all fields
  • Frame to add strength and increase power
  • Strong arm
  • Mixed reviews defensively, but improving and projects to remain at 3rd
  • Intense, competitive player

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Awards/Achievements:

  • 2012 CCBL All-League
  • 2012 Named the #2 Prospect in the CCBL by Baseball American
  • 2011 CCBL All-Star
  • 2011 Baseball America Freshman of the Year
  • 2011 Perfect Game Freshman Hitter of the Year
  • 2011 Baseball America All-American 1st Team
  • 2011 Perfect Game All-American 1st Team
  • 2011 ABCA All-American 1st Team
  • 2011 Baseball America Freshman All-American
  • 2011 NCBWA Freshman All-American
  • 2011 ACC Freshman of the Year
  • 2011 1st Team All-ACC

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Statistics:

YR LG AB H 2B 3B HR BB SO SB CS BA OBP SLG
 2011  NCAA  248  83  20  2  9  47  33  2  2  .335  .442  .540
 2012  NCAA  170  62  11  1  3  21  24  1  2  .365  .434  .494
 2011  CCBL   97  28   5  0  1  10  18  0  0  .289  .361  .371
 2012  CCBL  159  50   8  2  6  18  32  0  0  .314  .379  .503

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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