Last week I wrote about where the Yankees placed on various top 100 lists, and one thing that stood out was the universal praise of Jasson Dominguez.
Nicknamed The Martian, Dominguez was listed as a global top 50 overall prospect which is virtually unheard of for a 16-year old who has never played a professional game.
For today, I thought it would be interesting to dig deeper into the scouting reports of Dominguez and see what evaluators are saying about him, where they agree, and where they disagree. We’ll go through the scouting reports from Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, and MLB Pipeline.
BA Grade: 65. Risk: Extreme
Tool Grades: Hit: 60. Power: 70. Run: 70. Fielding: 60. Arm: 60
From just the initial grades, we can see why scouts rave about Dominguez. 60+ tools in all 5 areas make for a true 5-tool prospect and the makings of a bona fide major league star. The in-depth scouting report is just as glowing.
“Yankees international scouting director Donny Rowland said Dominguez has ‘possibly the best combination of tools, athleticism and performance that (he’s) run across.’ His body is built similarly to Yoan Moncada. Dominguez is shorter…