2012 Draft Scouting Report: Nick Williams

2012 Draft Scouting Report: Nick Williams

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, Nick Williams.

Name: Billy (Nick) Williams
Position: Outfield
School: Galveston Ball H.S. (Tex.)
Height: 6-foot-3
Weight: 195
Bats/Throws: L/L

Events Scouted: Perfect Game National Showcase


Billy (Nick) Williams, OF, Galveston Ball H.S. (Tex.) from Frankie Piliere on Vimeo.


Scouting Report

Williams has close to all the tools, but few of them are that developed at this point. He's a plus runner currently, but won't throw well enough to play center field as a professional. He'll be a corner outfielder with plus-plus range. Williams has massive potential at the plate as well, but is still being exploited by more advanced pitching. He has some timing issues at the dish, but shows the bat speed and natural lift in batting practice that intrigues scouts. He also has a big league body already and still has some room to grow.

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