Swaggerty attended Denham Springs High School in Denham Springs, Louisiana, and played on their baseball team.As a senior, he batted .451 and was named to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Class 5A All State team. 0. Despite being drafted in the first-round of the 2018 draft, and putting up solid numbers in 2019, Travis Swaggerty may be the most underrated prospect for the Pittsburgh Pirates. All major league baseball data including pitch type, velocity, batted ball location, Prior to that he was in Bradenton for all of 2019, where he slashed .265/.347/.381 with 9 homers. The defensively gifted third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes is considered the 15th best prospect on FanGraphs and 37th best prospect on Pipeline. New, 358 comments. Kansas City Royals. They’ll also be joined by another first-round pick, outfielder Travis Swaggerty. Reply. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. They also give the Bucs six top 100 prospects. Prospects like Travis Swaggerty and Oneil Cruz don’t appear to figure much into the plans of 2021, although we could certainly see them achieve some playing time. June 28, 2020: Pittsburgh Pirates invited non-roster OF Travis Swaggerty to spring training. "Travis Swaggerty is one of the best hitters in the draft and we are pleased to add such a multi-dimensional player to our organization," Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said in a statement. by ... velos, a 30 on the scale), and we didn’t see him play much center field after he was promoted to Bradenton because of Travis Swaggerty’s presence. Regardless, FanGraphs seems to rank the Pittsburgh Pirates pretty high and I expect a handful of their current top 100 prospects to be on their next list based on how they’ve graded out the Pirate farm in  the past few years. BA – 110+ BP – 82. However, if minor league baseball is played, they might reach the top 100 up throughout the season and on FanGraphs’ updated 2021 list. Travis Swaggerty. MLB – 87. SB. Become a Member No Thanks Already a member? Become a Member No Thanks Already a member? Fangraphs. Kris Bubic . Scouts like the chances his lanky frame will send his 88-92 mph fastball into the mid-90s this spring, which would shoot him up the board. The Pirates are in agreement with first-round pick Travis Swaggerty, reports Jim Callis of MLB.com (via Twitter). However, that seems to be the case for all the 2020 first-round picks. April 2, 2019: CF Travis Swaggerty assigned to Bradenton Marauders from Greensboro Grasshoppers. Despite not ranking in the top 100 on a handful of … 0. Swaggerty did not make the Baseball America Pirates top 10, let alone the overall top 100. At this point, it’s a waiting game to see if prospects like Oneil Cruz and Travis Swaggerty can make the roster before the Pirates panic about the prospect of having to pay Hayes actual money, though Cruz’s future remains uncertain. OF Travis Swaggerty. Help Support FanGraphs. Travis Swaggerty, OF. Going into 2020, Baseball Prospectus also gave the Pittsburgh Pirates three top 100 prospects. 0. He was a late arrival, but Swaggerty had a strong showing at the alternate site last summer. AVG. He had a solid .341 wOBA and 120 wRC+ through his 524 plate appearances. However in Malone’s case, both Pipeline and FanGraphs ranked him as a top 25 draft prospect but was picked much later than when he was selected due to signing bonus concerns coming out of high school. Travis Swaggerty 62. Cole Tucker. by Handedness, 2018 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 10, Overall: 10, Team: Pittsburgh Pirates. Despite not ranking in the top 100 on a handful of other lists, Swaggerty ended 2020 as the Bucs’ 3rd best prospect and the 54th best in baseball, according to FanGraphs. FanGraphs has been much kinder to the Pirate farm system than other prospect lists have. RBI. This is another position that sets me off. Welcome! gozurman1. 12 Days of Bucmas: Day 1 - How DH Rule Will Affect Pittsburgh and What Could Be Return for Josh Bell from Yankees?. Travis Swaggerty career batting statistics for Major League, Minor League, and postseason baseball Sign In. While some experts have cited FanGraphs for having some of the most realistic gradings and overall evaluations in terms of future value, it’s best to look at more than just their list. Unlock Our Projections. Age: 20. Oneil Cruz 83. Travis Swaggerty (21) OF - 2018 (Junior): Named preseason first-team All-America by Baseball America, D1Baseball, the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, And then there’s the decision to sharply reduce Tucker’s value by moving him to the outfield, where there’ll be more pressure to hit. Travis Swaggerty PIT (A+) OF L Born: 08/19/1997 (Age: 23) FanGraphs Player Page. Signed By Story Time with Xander for $2. Travis Swaggerty. | Bats: Left Minors: of-121 cf-121 Tm Lg YEAR G AB R H BB SO 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BA OBP SLG BB% SO% BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5; PIT: A+: 2019: 121: 457: 79: 121: 57: 116: 20: 3: 9: 40: 23: 8.265.347.381: 11: 23.334: n/a: Fangraphs. That’s also not mentioning highly athletic players Liover Peguero and Travis Swaggerty, who are both top 100 prospects according to FanGraphs. Speedster with contact that could complete the outfield with Travis Swaggerty and Oniel Cruz who will probably end up in the outfield if an infield spot doesn’t open up. All UZR (ultimate zone rating) calculations are provided courtesy of Mitchel Lichtman. Age: 23. John Sickels Report. Play-by-play data prior to 2002 was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted CF Travis Swaggerty assigned to Pirates Alternate Training Site from Bradenton Marauders. One prospect you will probably see on FanGraphs’ top 100 list is outfielder Travis Swaggerty. Height: 5’11” Weight: 180. Bats/Throws: L/L. Updated: Friday, February 5, 2021 12:34 PM ET, Park Factors Draft: Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1st round (10th) of the 2018 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of South Alabama (Mobile, AL). Help Support FanGraphs. The Draft continues today with Rounds 3-10. 4. Travis Swaggerty PIT (A+) OF L Born: 08/19/1997 (Age: 23) FanGraphs Player Page. Pitchers. On FanGraphs, he ranks 27th while on Pipeline, they have him at 59. Thomas ended 2020 as the 71st best prospect in baseball, according to FanGraphs. CF Travis Swaggerty assigned to Pirates Alternate Training Site from Bradenton Marauders. Right. Major League and Minor League Baseball data provided by Major League Baseball. Another prospect that may appear on FanGraphs’ next top 100 list is the hard throwing Tahnaj Thomas. Josh Bell Traded to Washington Nationals: Live Reaction and Analysis. If the Miami Marlins are looking at college bats with the 13th overall pick, Travis Swag FanGraphs recently started their team prospect rankings for the start of the 2021 season starting with the World Series winning Los Angeles Dodgers. Top 42 Prospects: Pittsburgh Pirates. Auctions are not allowed at this time. Avg Salary All Leagues $2.40 Last 10 adds $1.20 Old School (5x5) $2.50 Last 10 adds $1.20. Listen to Travis Swaggerty Interview and 116 more episodes by Locked On Pirates - Daily Podcast On The Pittsburgh Pirates, free! 23-Year-Old Outfielder OF. The second baseman ranks much higher on Pipeline (32) than he does on FanGraphs (80). Let’s set aside the 459 nicknames I have surrounding Travis Swaggerty’s last name and focus on the player. With his power bat moving him to first is an option. ... Marc Hulet has been writing at FanGraphs since 2008. Jason Martin Jared Oliva Guillermo Heredia Socrates Brito Travis Swaggerty. HR. June 28, 2020: Pittsburgh Pirates invited non-roster OF Travis Swaggerty to spring training. Age Level P1 P2 Availablility Years AFV Salary Surplus Low Median High Fangraphs.com URL; Minors: OF: 14.9: 11.9: 14.9: 17.9 AVG.000. Keith Law. R. 0. February 23, 2020: OF Travis Swaggerty assigned to Pittsburgh Pirates. Malone, along with Peguero, were sent to the Bucs in the Starling Marte trade. Although Swaggerty only had a .728 OPS at High-A ball, advanced stats love him. This means we should get the top 100 list soon, as well as who they rate as the top prospects for the Pittsburgh Pirates. 6' 3" / 220. FG – 56. Fangraphs doubt his defense but does still looks to have a good possibility to stay at catcher. by Retrosheet. All Win Expectancy, Leverage Index, Run Expectancy, and Fans Scouting Report data licenced from TangoTiger.com. • Currently listed at the Pirates #6 Prospect according to MLB Pipeline with an ETA of 2021, Travis Swaggerty spent the entire last season at the Alternate Site in Altoona. FanGraphs gives all four of Malone’s pitches a future grade of at least 50 (average) along with his command. 1 day ago. The Pittsburgh Pirates had the 10th overall selection during the 2018 MLB Draft. Travis Swaggerty profile page, biographical information, injury history and news Log In. Among MLB Pipeline and FanGraphs rankings they seem to agree the Pittsburgh Pirates have at least three unanimous top 100 prospects. Travis Swaggerty Pittsburgh Pirates Age: 23 (August 19, 1997) | 5' 11" | 180lbs. The number one overall selection, Spencer Torkelson, ranks 4th in Pipeline’s rankings but 16th on FanGraphs’ list. They have the Mets taking South Alabama outfielder, Travis Swaggerty. Peguero had an average 90 MPH exit velocity in 2019 showing he had the raw power to put him on their top 100 list. Positions OF . The two were first-round picks in the 2019 draft. Meanwhile, Priester has at least 55 grades for all three of his pitches and command. FanGraphs has five Pirates prospects in its top 100. Comments are closed. Slugging shortstop Oneil Cruz is next. The first real change here is the Mets picking sixth taking South Alabama outfielder Travis Swaggerty. Leody Taveras outfield. By WTM Feb 13, 2019, 10:30am EST ... 56. No signup or install needed. During their rankings at the beginning of the year, Eric Longehagen cites that they use raw power data over game power data which led to Swaggerty ranking so highly. Swaggerty posted an 89 MPH exit velocity and has a 60 raw power grade which helped him get to where he is on their list. Position: Centerfielder Bats: Left • Throws: Left 5-11, 180lb (180cm, 81kg) Team: Pittsburgh Pirates (minors) Born: August 19, 1997 in Covington, LA us. Player Linker - Contact … His best tool is his hit tool with a 60 future grade, but he doesn’t have any bad tools overall aside from his game power. 2021 Fantasy Outlook. Peguero comes in at 97, one spot up from where he ranked at the beginning of 2020. Updated: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:49 AM ET Updated: 1/13/2021 10:49 AM ET. One prospect you will probably see on FanGraphs’ top 100 list is outfielder Travis Swaggerty. R. SB. HR. Travis Swaggerty. Both have 45+ FV grades on FanGraphs and rank as the 151st and 152nd best prospects in baseball so they would have to jump a fair amount of players to get to the top 100. 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Then there’s 2020 first-round selection Nick Gonzales. This is the fourth in a six-part Toolshed series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer 600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season in 2021. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. With the severe need they had for help in the outfield, they settled on Dyson, Heredia and Brito. Your privacy is safe with us. Longenhagen said that the only argument against ranking him back-to-back with 2017 second overall pick Hunter Greene was that “it’s early [to rank Thomas that high],” in the same chat as to why the Pittsburgh Pirates had so many prospects including Swaggerty. Positions OF . Among other prospects that might have a small chance of making it onto FanGraphs top 100 board to start the year are pitchers Quinn Priester and Brennan Malone. School: University of South Alabama. "Travis is a gritty, driven, well-rounded athlete who can impact a game with his bat, his speed and his glove." To go with that he has great speed and an elite glove in the outfield with just as good of an arm. Thomas seems to be slept on by many sources despite the amount of talent he has. That’s what these articles are about, right? The last prospect that currently ranks on the top 100 board for FanGraphs from the Pittsburgh Pirates that a handful of other lists do not include is shortstop Liover Peguero. Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on Pittsburgh Pirates and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. Powered by Minute Media © 2021 All Rights Reserved. Yet another TrackMan superstar, Stewart has posted regular 3000-plus rpm readings on a curveball that projects as a 70. Kiley McDaniel and Eric Logenhagen of Fangraphs released their latest mock draft. Translating the Future Value onto the Theo and adding trade value found from FanGraphs, ... Travis Swaggerty (CF, 45:C1) : The former first round pick in 2018, Swaggerty hasn’t hit all that well in pro ball, just a .257/.339/.381 slash with a 10.5 percent walk rate and 23.1 percent strikeout rate. My Pick: 11. 2021 Projections. Currently, FanGraphs ranks the Pittsburgh Pirates with the 4th best farm system in all of baseball. Avg Salary All Leagues $2.40 Last 10 adds $1.20 Old School (5x5) $2.50 Last 10 adds $1.20. The Pirates actually took outfielder Travis Swaggerty, who has a modest .699 OPS through 42 high-A ball games in 2019. Barring injury, outfielder Travis Swaggerty is a lock to become the school’s highest ever drafted player. KL – 47. RBI. His work focuses on prospects and fantasy. The athletic outfielder ended 2020 as the 54th best prospect in all of baseball by FanGraphs. 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