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Final 2002 Scouting Report: OF, Alhaji Turay

Alhaji Turay was selected on the second round of the June 2001 free agent draft. Turay hit 10 home runs in only 61 at bats his senior year in high school. In work outs, he has demonstrated that he already is able to hit home runs out of any part of a MLB park.

In 2002, Turay had gotten off to a fast start and stayed hot. He continued to demonstrate his power with 14 extra-base hits. He demonstrated the ability to drive a curve which many hitters his age are unable to do. He has stolen 7 bases in 10 attempts a 70.0% success rate. He raised his walk rate to a barely adequate 1 in 15 at bats. He struck out 1 in 3.1111 at bats. Even for a power hitter, that...