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Scouting Report: Mike Lorenzen, OF, Fullerton (CA) HS (2010 Draft)

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April 13, 2010

The reason scouts like Mike Lorenzen is they want the three-tool package of right-handed power, plus speed and plus arm. It’s a rare set of skills to find, which makes him a coveted player.

Mike Lorenzen, OF
6-3, 178
Bats: R, Throws: R
Fullerton HS, Fullerton, CA
Games seen: 10, Innings: 50

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Tall body, lanky frame, medium center of gravity, round hips, room for physical projection.

STRENGTHS: Swing tailored to lift the ball for power. Above-average arm and speed. Good athlete, could give CF a try as pro.

WEAKNESSES: Needs to incorporate using the entire field more consistently. Tends to fly open looking for the long ball to LF. Needs to show adaptability to off-speed as a pro. Needs to improve CF routes on defense.

SUMMARY: Three-tool prospect: power, arm, speed.

GRADES (Present/Future):
Hit        20/50
Power  35/70
Run      60/60
Arm     60/60
Field     40/50
Overall Future Potential: 58

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