2012 Draft Scouting Report: Jason Goldstein

Scouting reports are the foundation of the talent evaluation system, and the reports that are used on draft day are developed from multiple viewings over the course of a player's amateur career. As part of our 2012 draft coverage here at Scout.com, we'll be providing team quality first-hand scouting reports on the names you need to know on draft day. Here's a look at prep catcher, Jason Goldstein.

Name: Jason Goldstein
Position: Catcher
School: Highland Park
Height: 6 feet
Weight: 190
Bats/Throws: R/R

Events Scouted: Perfect Game National Showcase


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Scouting Report

This is a strong year for prep catching prospects and Goldstein is a big part of that crop. Goldstein has a strong, durable frame that fits the catching profile well. He hits loud line drives at the plate and is the owner of a short, quick swing. He's still learning to lift the ball but he flashes plus raw power in batting practice. Goldstein also shows the arm strength and agility that will keep him behind the plate in the pros.

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