Reymond Fuentes (born February 12, 1991 in Manati, Puerto Rico) is a center fielder in the Boston Red Sox organization, currently playing for the Greenville Drive. He was drafted by the Red Sox in the first round of the 2009 MLB Draft. He was the 28th overall pick of the draft, and was given a $1,134,000 signing bonus. He is the cousin of Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran. Reymond is 6 feet tall and weighs 160 pounds. As of August 7, 2010, Soxprospects.com ranked him as the #13 prospect in the organization, behind fellow outfielders Ryan Kalish (#2) and Josh Reddick (#12). The site also offers Red Sox left fielder Jacoby Ellsbury as a MLB comparison.
SoxProspects Scouting ReportEdit
Athletic center fielder plays the game at full tilt, the type of player that will make a lot of highlight reels. Wiry frame. Line drive hitter, makes excellent contact, without a ton of present power. Turns on inside pitches well. Excellent swing mechanics. Plus plus speed. Excellent range and glove in the outfield, projects to stay in center. Fluid, gets good jumps on the ball. Below average arm. Cousin of Carlos Beltran.
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