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2011 TigsTools: Fastest Runner

Nunez can fly on the base paths

Speed is one of the few scouting metrics for position players that are based on a concrete number rather than subjective observation. Much of this rating is based on raw home-to-first times and 60-yard dash times.

Fastest Runner 1. Gustavo Nunez (SS) 2. Ismael Salgado (OF) 3. Cale Iorg (SS) 4. Tyler Gibson (OF) 5. P.J. Polk (OF) Just about every system in baseball has one or two 80-grade runners that make stop watches start smoking. Nunez is one of those players, and he actually breaks the traditional scouting scale. I have had scouts report sub-3.70 times to first base for Nunez, making him...

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