2012 Draft Scouting Report: Steven Golden

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 outfielder, Steven Golden.

Name: Steven Golden
Position: Outfield
School: St. Francis H.S. (Calif.)
Height: 6-foot-3
Weight: 180
Bats/Throws: R/R

Events Scouted: Perfect Game National Showcase

Steven Golden, OF, St. Francis H.S. (Calif.) from Frankie Piliere on Vimeo.

Scouting Report

The hit tool is an elusive one among high school players. Golden appears to have an advanced hit tool, and one that is already translate in game action. He put on a hitting clinic at the PG National, driving hard line drives to all parts of the park. Golden is also a plus runner with a strong throwing arm. He's a wiry athlete with some room to get stronger as well. This is a young man with a big league type body in the making.

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