By The Baseball Beginnings Guy
November 2, 2010
Charles Tilson was a guy who showed well at the Area Codes. We’ll roll out his video sometime later, but here’s a look at his scouting card.
Charles Tilson, OF
New Trier HS, Illinois
Bats: L/Throws: L
Games Seen 5: Innings: 30 (2010 Area Codes)
Hit Type: Straight Away
Stance/Hit Approach: Upright stance with slight spread, toe-tap stride, level swing plane.
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Average height and wiry athletic body with projected physical development.
STRENGTHS: Fast and loose wrists. Shows ability to lift and carry. Plus, plus left-handed runner with good first step. Good base runner with ability to go first-to-third. Good defender with lateral range.
WEAKNESSES: Lacks average arm strength and accuracy.
SUMMATION: Physically projectable left-handed hitting centerfielder with plus bat and speed gives him chance to become everyday ML CF. Good, wiry body and loose athletic actions. Bat gives him potential to play everyday; speed and defense gives him chance to be good left-handed ML bench candidate.
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