KYLE MORGAN
OF, West Virginia Power
Age: 23
Born: August 8, 1986
Height: 6′ 1″
Weight: 215
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Drafted: 36th Round, 1074th Overall, 2008
How Acquired: Draft
College: Long Beach State
Agent: N/A
ETA: 2012+

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2010 Top 50 Prospects: #42, Kyle Morgan

Photo Credit: Wilbur T. Miller

SCOUTING REPORT
Morgan was a big surprise in the 2009 season. He started the season with a .224/.257/.448 line in 67 at-bats with State College, and three homers, which is similar to his .235/.319/.403 line with three homers in 119 at-bats at State College in 2008. He was moved up to West Virginia where he broke out, hitting for a .296/.382/.541 line with nine homers in 159 at-bats. Morgan is 6′ 1″, 220 lbs. He’s a left handed hitter with power, with 15 homers and 25 doubles in 372 minor league at-bats. Morgan can play first base or outfield, but will likely be relegated to outfield work as he is stuck at the same level as Calvin Anderson, who is strictly a first baseman.

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CONTRACT INFORMATION
2010: Minor League Contract

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PLAYER INFORMATION
Signing Bonus: N/A
MiLB Debut: 2008
MLB Debut: N/A
MiLB FA Eligible: 2014
MLB FA Eligible: N/A
Rule 5 Eligible: 2011
Added to 40-Man: N/A
Options Remaining: 3 (As of start of 2010 season)
MLB Service Time: 0.000

AWARDS / ACHIEVEMENTS / PROSPECT RANKINGS
AWARDS / ACHIEVEMENTS
PROSPECT RANKINGS
2008: West Coast Conference All-Star OF
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2010: #42

TRANSACTIONS
June 8, 2005: Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 30th round, 916th overall pick.
June 6, 2008: Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 36th round, 1074th overall pick.
June 9, 2008: Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.