2012 Draft Scouting Report: Jamal Martin

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 outfielder, Jamal Martin.

Name: Jamal Martin
Position: Outfield
School: Forest Hill H.S. (Fla.)
Height: 5-foot-10
Weight: 170
Bats/Throws: R/R

Events Scouted: Perfect Game National Showcase


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Scouting Report

Martin is a stocky, strongly built athlete with impressive tools in many areas. First is his hit tool, which has plenty of upside. He hits from a wide base and produces big bat speed. He tends to over swing at times and when he's under control he's a much better hitter. He also flashes some arm strength that could make a good right field candidate as a pro depending on how his power continues to develop.

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