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JARED GOEDERT THIRD BASEMAN Born: May 25, 1985 Height: 6’1″ Weight: 205 Bats: Right Throws: Right Drafted: 9th Round, 281st Overall, 2006 (Indians) How Acquired: Minor League Free Agent College: Kansas State University Agent: N/A WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES Goedert has been mostly a good hitter in the upper minors, with solid or better power.  He had very good plate discipline in the low minors, but it hasn’t been as good higher up.  He struggled through much of the 2007-09 seasons, some of it seemingly related to recurring shoulder problems.  He’s played mostly third in the minors, where he’s not a good defender.  He’s also seen time at first, second and in the outfield corners. 2006 A-:  269/328/382, 238 AB, 14 2B, 2 3B, 3 HR, 19 BB, 28 K, 1-1 SB Goedert played third regularly in short season ball, but didn’t hit a great deal.  He had labrum surgery after the season, 2007 A:  364/475/715, 165 AB, 10 2B, 16 HR, 35 BB, 29 K, 0-1 SB A+:  256/369/424, 125 AB, 9 2
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