Summer Scouting Trail: Northwoods, July 17


Another week in the Northwoods League and more prospect notes on the standouts, including a corner bat with huge raw juice.

Ryan Holgate, OF, La Crosse (Arizona, 2021 Eligible)– Holgate has displayed the most raw pop that I have come across at this point of the summer in the Great Plains Division of the Northwoods League. At 6-foot-2 and 225 pounds, the lefty  generates plus bat speed with natural lift in his swing. Holgate creates significant length in his swing and showed several home runs to the pull side that were still climbing as they left the park in BP. The arm and range in the outfield are limited, which will keep him on the corners, but the hit tool and ability to do damage will allow for him to climb the ranks when…

Our David Seifert and Nick Faleris take an in-depth look at Northwoods League prospects from Florida, Alabama, Texas Tech, Arizona, Penn State, Northwestern and South Dakota State below!


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