Donaldson was rated the Cape's 11th best prospect according to Baseball America. He finished 2nd in extra-base hits on the Cape, third in doubles and fifth in batting average. He played 17 games at 3B and 16 games at catcher, as he bounced back and forth the two position his sophomore year at Auburn as well. He played exclusively at 3B his freshman year, but is expected to make the permanent transition behind the plate once he enters the pro ranks if he doesn't do so his junior year at Auburn. He played exclusiely behind the dish in fall ball and received very high marks for his defensive progress. A very good athlete with a very strong arm, Donaldson was the Gatorade player of the year in Alabama coming out of his senior year in high school. While he's raw behind the plate, scouts expect him to be able to stick there given his agility and arm strength. If he carries his Cape success into next year and continues to prove his worth behind the plate, he could go in the middle to second half of the first round.
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