Future Watch: Andrew Vaughn Rookie Baseball Cards, White Sox – Andrew Vaughn was selected by the Chicago White Sox with the 3rd overall pick in the 2019 MLB Amateur Draft. It started to ramp up for him at the University of California.
In 2017, he had 218 at-bats where he hit seven doubles and one triple, 12 homers and 50 RBI with a .349 batting average.
He had 23 home runs in 2018 with 63 RBI, 14 doubles and a .402 batting average!
In 2019, he hit 15 dingers with 50 RBI, 14 doubles and a .374 average.
He started out the 2019 season in rookie ball but after hitting a .600 batting average he was elevated to A-ball playing for the Kannapolis Intimidators. In 23 games he had two homers and 11 RBI.
According to his MLB.com Prospect Profile:
Vaughn has a sweet right-handed swing, plenty of bat speed and strength and no discernible flaws at the plate. He’s a natural hitter with natural power to all fields and he doesn’t try to do too much. He uses the entire field and won’t chase pitches when opponents try to work around him, and he could be a .300 hitter with 30 homers and 80 walks on an annual basis. Though Vaughn worked out at third base for some clubs before the Draft, he likely will be limited to first base. He’s a below-average runner but moves well enough around the bag. ETA 2020.
Here’s his sweet swing:
Follow him on Twitter @avaughn403.
Future Watch: Andrew Vaughn Rookie Baseball Cards, White Sox – Stats
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|Minors (1 season)||Minors||55||245||205||33||57||17||0||6||36||0||1||30||38||.278||.384||.449||.832||92||9||7||0||3||0|
|NCAA (3 seasons)||NCAA||160||745||596||145||223||35||1||50||163||7||6||123||75||.374||.495||.688||1.183||410||26||23||0||3|
|All Levels (3 Seasons)||229||1047||853||185||296||55||1||61||213||8||7||156||123||.347||.462||.628||1.091||536||35||32||0||6||0|
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