Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 2/8/13
The MWAH prospect countdown marches on with a toolsy outfielder that somehow managed to turn in two polar opposite seasons in the same year. Travis Witherspoon Position: OF  Highest Level: Double-A Bats: Right Throws: Right  Height: 6'2" Weight: 190 lbs. Age: 23  Born: 4/16/89 2012 Season Stats High-A: 306 PA, .319 AVG, .399 OBP, .470 SLG, 10 2B, 5 3B, 7 HR, 27 RBI, 52 SO, 25 SB, 7 CS, .374 BABIP Double-A: 235 PA, .202 AVG, .286 OBP, .351 SLG, 9 2B, 2 3B, 6 HR, 21 RBI, 54 SO, 9 SB, 4 CS, .242 BABIP   Contact – D.  This is ultimately T-Spoon’s shortcoming and what could prevent him from becoming a major league regular, or even a star.  Witherspoon swings and misses a lot. His swing is actually pretty good, but there’s a lot of pre-swing movement and he really struggles with balls belt high or higher and on the outer half.  Despite striking out a lot, I really like the strides he’s made in the last year and his two-strike approach reminds me a lot of Trout in that
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