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Q&A with Kent Matthes

Q&A with Kent Matthes

Kent Matthes, a senior at Edgewater High School in Orlando, Florida, is one of the most versatile players heading into next June's MLB Draft. Matthes, a power hitter, plays third base, shortstop, the outfield, and even dabbles in some pitching. He has been playing on the varsity team for his high school since the 8th grade.

Matthes does it all at the plate and in the field. As a pitcher, some scouts love his raw ability. He has a very good fastball and changeup and could develop into a very good pitching prospect as a professional. On the other hand, it's his play in the field defensively and power projection as a hitter that has scouts excited about his potential as a position player. Matthes has plus bat speed...

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