Scouting Report: Ryan Boldt
Players Name: Ryan Boldt
Hometown: Red Wing, MN
Bats/ Throws: L/R
Swing: Boldt has a quick and sweet swing. He uses the whole field and seems very comfortable going the other way. His approach in batting practice seemed to be working from the middle out. His swing is a line drive swing at the moment but still generates power. The only problem with his swing and it’s not a real problem, is it doesn’t have much loft in it. But this could be fixed with minor adjustments.
Base running: He has plus speed, running the 60 in under 6.5. His base running skills are good but still very raw. He could easily translate into to a threat on the base paths in the future.
Defense: Boldt should be able to stay in CF and could be, at the very least, above average in CF. He has a plus arm that shows he could handle RF defensively. He takes excellent routes in the OF and has a possibility of being a Plus Ofer in the Future.
Summary: I like Ryan Boldt a lot more then I think others do but I have seen him in 5 games over the summer and believe he has chance of being a 5 Tool player. If his bat speed is any indication of what his power will develop into, his power will come. Given his body type, I don’t see him losing much or any speed as he gets older. He a diamond in the rough and will shine in time.