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Scouting Report: SS Corey Ragsdale

Ragsdale Has Improved His Contact Hitting

The New York Mets selected Corey Ragsdale with their 2nd round supplemental draft pick in the 2001 draft out of Nettleton High School in Arkansas. Ragsdale is one of the more athletic players in the Mets' farm system. One of the better defensive shortstops around, Ragsdale has made improvements in his approach at the plate. Here's a scouting report on Corey Ragsdale.

Vital Statistics: Name: Corey Ragsdale Position: Shortstop DOB: November 10, 1982 Height: 6'4" Weight: 185 Bats: Right Throws: Right How did Corey Ragsdale know his season had been a success? For starters, he didn't want to go home. A 23-year-old defensive standout from Jonesboro, Ark., Ragsdale started to make noise consistently with his bat for the first time in 2005. Prone to strikeouts... Recommended Stories