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2012 TigsTools: Best Speed

Speed is one of the few scouting metrics for position players that is 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.

Best Speed 1. Austin Schotts (OF) 2. Ismael Salgado (OF) 3. Rashad Brown (OF) 4. Miguel Paulino (OF) 5. Victor Padron (2B) Schotts is one of the better overall athletes in the system and that stands out with his running ability. He consistently turns in 4.00-4.15 second times from home to first, with the greatest frequency coming in the 4.08-4.14 range. He's a true plus-plus runner that has...

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