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Cleveland Indians AL Central
 
Austin Hedges • #17 • C
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'1", 223 lbs.
Born:Aug 18, 1992 (28 yrs) in San Juan Capistrano, CA
Hometown:San Juan Capistrano, CA
Experience:6 years
Drafted:Drafted by San Diego in 2011 (2/82).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with San Diego in 2020.
Bats:R
Throws:R
2020 Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 35 69 7 10 1 0 3 6 6 23 1 1 .231 .290 .145
Playoffs 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
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Scouting Report
Is an exceptional defensive catcher, with outstanding throwing ability from behind the plate, a quick release and also great agility. His receiving skills are off-the-charts good, overall. Can also be a solid contact hitter. Is woefully inconsistent at the dish, prone to huge hitting slumps. Also, the jury is still out on his long-term power stroke at the big-league level. Gets into trouble when he starts to swing for the fences.
Long Range Potential: Talented, defense-first catcher with some upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Pacific Coast League (AAA) All-Star Team 2016
Midwest League (A) All-Star Team 2012
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