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The Book on Matt Sweeney
Prospect Info and Scouting Report
Matt Sweeney / 3B, BAL
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
578 | 4/15/2013
ScoutingBook Combine Ranking (12/21/2014): #753
MiLB.com Season Preview: Unranked or n/a
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Minor League Ball (Sickels): Unranked or n/a
Baseball America 2014: Unranked or n/a
Baseball Prospectus: Unranked or n/a
Total professional at-bats: .
Total professional innings pitched: .
Plucked from Tampa's unprotected roster in the winter of 2012, eft-handed slugger Matt Sweeney looks like a good fit for Baltimore, thanks to the organization's need for corner power. A strong, tree-trunk of a hitter, most call him a third baseman, but he's looking like a Casey Kotchman-style first basemen to us right now. His last couple of seasons were not awful, but were disappointing for a player many expected to be a top prospect by now. He really needs to dial it up for 2013, or risk a future in a new field, perhaps actual lumberjackery rather than the metaphorical.
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