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Summer Scouting Trail: Cal Collegiate League


An  early look this summer at some hitting prospects who stood out for Santa Barbara Foresters in recent California Collegiate League action.

Chase Illig, Redshirt Junior, S/R, C, Santa Barbara Foresters (West Virginia)
6-foot-1, 210-pound, athletic, strong frame with little remaining projection. Offensively, Illig is a switch hitter with future plus power from both sides. I prefer him from the left side slightly, but am confident he will be able to do just as much damage from the right side as well. In batting practice, he showcased his power from both sides, hitting numerous balls out, mostly pulled. Has quick hands, turns on balls very well and is very quick to the ball. Excellent bat speed and pretty good barrel control. His power…



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