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Josh Donaldson
current status: Off season (on 40-man roster)
Birth Date:December 8, 1985 (28 years old)
Place of Birth:Pensacola, FL
Hometown:Pensacola, FL
Bats:R
Throws:R
Experience:4 years
Drafted:Drafted by Chicago Cubs in 2007 (1st round).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Chicago Cubs in 2008.
Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 158 608 93 155 31 2 29 98 76 130 8 0 .342 .456 .255
Playoffs 1 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .500 .400 .400
Scouting Report
Assets: Is a pretty solid offensive player, complete with excellent plate patience and home-run power. Can even run a little. Has also settled in nicely at the hot corner and manages well defensively.
Flaws: Lacks consistency in terms of hitting for a high batting average, and can be a bit too streaky in the major leagues in general. Also, he tends to strike out a bit too much (he swings and misses a lot).
Career Potential: Quality run-producing third baseman.