By The Baseball Beginnings Guy
January 8, 2010
Ty Linton is an intriguing player who might be the best two-sport Division I prospect in the 2010 MLB Draft. The Charlotte Christian HS prospect’s combination of power potential and athleticism make him a player to watch.
Games seen: 5, Innings: 20
Charlotte Christian (Matthews, NC)
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Tall, lean and muscular athlete with physical projection and loose flexibility. Strong upper half in hands, forearms, shoulders. Athletic lower half with speed and explosiveness.
STRENGTHS: Strong, athletic aggressive hitter. Power potential, vicious cut, hard contact, power pure pull, lift in swing, OK first step, very good underway, starts-and-stops well.
WEAKNESSES: Needs to show adjustability against harder breaking stuff and quality off-speed; needs to hit with the whole field.
SUMMARY: Possesses speed, power potential, strength and athleticism. Would like to see player try CF. Can’t take away power and speed.
Overall Future Potential: 56
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