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Jonathan Walsh (Photo: Perfect Game USA)

Biographical Data
Player Name:Jonathan Walsh
School:Coppell HS (Tex.)
School Type:High School
Academic Class:Senior
Weight:211 lbs.
Report Date(s):3/6-3/7/09
Game(s):The Woodlands/Plano West HS

Focus Area
Hitting ability:Walsh has fringe average hitting ability, but does have the chance to hit from both sides of the plate.
Power:Has some pop from both sides and a chance at average power in the future. He's got a little more leverage from the left side.
Running speed:He has a touch below-average speed.
Base running:Running is not really a part of his game.
Arm strength:He has a well below-average arm from behind the plate.
Fielding:He has bad actions and is a below-average catcher defensively.
Range:He doesn't move very well and might have to play first base in the future.
Physical Description:Walsh is is a big, strong catcher with a Mike Piazza body type.
Medical Update:Healthy.
Strengths: Some ability to hit from both sides of the plate, with some power.
Weaknesses: His defensive game; he really doesn't catch well and might have to move to first.
Summary: Walsh entered the year as one of the better high school catching prospects, but those who have seen him haven't been that impressed. He does have some ability with the bat from both sides of the plate. His defensive skills are lacking and he might need to move to first base when all is said and done. If that happens, then his bat will really have to carry him. A team will have to seriously believe in his offensive upside to sign him away from the University of Texas.