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Scouting Mets Prospect #49: Robbie Shields

Shields offers some long-term role flexibility

The New York Mets drafted shortstop Robbie Shields in the third round of the 2009 MLB Draft out of Florida Southern College. A steady offensive player with good plate discipline, he has started to improve his overall defensive versatility and offers the organization some long-term role flexibility.

Vital Statistics Name: Robbie Shields Height: 6'1" Weight: 195 Bats: Right Throws: Right Status: 3rd Round (2009) – Florida Southern Batting and Power: Shields once again failed to demonstrate the consistency at the plate that initially motivated the organization to select him with the third round pick in 2010. Shields has his moments in stretches, when he is stable and centered at the plate...

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