Monday, December 8, 2014

Scouting the 2015 Draft: Nick Plummer

Nick Plummer is probably the top true 5 tool player in the 2015 draft, at least at this point.  He's a high schooler from Michigan.  He's a bit on the short side at 5'11", 200 lbs with a strong, muscular physique.  He B-L, T-L and plays CF.  He is fast with a home-to-first time of 4.19 secs.  Like more and more HS hitters, he appears to have an advanced approach to hitting.  He made a name for himself this summer by leading off the Area Code Game with a HR to RF.  Some scouts question about whether he will stick in CF.  BA has him ranked #11 in its early draft ranking.  Kiley McDaniel of Fangraphs has him at #16 and calls him a "quick twitch athlete with plus bat speed, above average raw power and lots of hard contact."

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