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Jon Gilmore (Perfect Game USA)


Biographical Data
Player Name:Jon Gilmore
Position:Third base
School:City High School, Iowa City
School Type:High School
Academic Class:Senior
Birthdate:08/23/88
Height:6'3"
Weight:190 lbs.
Bats:Right
Throws:Right
Report Date(s):05/16/07
Game(s):Perfect Game National Pre Draft Showcase
Scouting Video:

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Comments
Hitting Ability:Gilmore showed a better approach at the plate during this showcase than he had in the past. He adjusted well to offspeed stuff and showed good extension through the zone.
Power:Gilmore has projectable raw power.
Running Speed:He's a below-average runner.
Arm Strength:Gilmore's arm seemed tired or labored during the showcase.
Fielding:Gilmore was a little slow defensively with an almost casual approach.
Range:The lack of quickness showed and his range was limited.
Physical Description:Gilmore has an Aaron Boone-body type and has changed physically in the past year, looking stronger now.
Medical Update:Healthy.
Strengths:Offensive potential, with power and overall hitting ability projection.
Weaknesses:His defensive game is behind his bat and was lackluster with the glove at this showcase.
Summary:Gilmore improved at the plate tremendously in his senior season. The infielder has good raw power and showed a better overall approach in his offensive game. His defense isn't as sharp, but he will be drafted because of his bat potential.