Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 11/19/14
by: Jon Davis Staff Writer @I_Bleed_RedsRed #17  Jeff Gelalich OF @jeffgelalich on Twitter As we march towards Opening Day, we have gotten to No. 17 on our countdown, with Jeff Gelalich a 6-foot-1, 185-pound outfielder. Apparently, not as strange as I thought, and definitely more common, we have another "flip flopper" in Gelalich. He too is a left handed hitter but throws right handed. A supplemental 1st round pick in the 2012 draft out of UCLA, he will enter the upcoming year at 22 years old. In his final year at UCLA he started all 64 games for the Bruins and was named a first-team All-American by Baseball America. He led the Bruins in batting average at .351, home runs with 11, hits with 86, slugging percentage at .535, on-base percentage of .444 and collected 16 stolen bases. In 2012, he went to Rookie ball with the Billings Mustangs, and in 146 plate appearances hit .244 with a .336 on base percentage. The low batting average is not a big concern, as ...
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