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Scouting Jays Prospect #44: Joey Metropoulos

Scouting Jays Prospect #44: Joey Metropoulos

The Jays drafted Joey Metropoulos in the ninth round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft out of USC. The young first baseman with potential to flourish into a legitimate power corner infielder in the major leagues, was plagued by injuries early in his professional baseball career. His potential alone enables him to remain one of the top fifty prospects for the third consecutive season.

Vital Statistics: Name: Joey Metropoulos Position: First Base DOB: October 7, 1983 Height: 6'1 Weight: 230 Bats: Right Throws: Right Joey Metropoulos is no stranger to success having been in the spotlight his entire career. Joey was first drafted out of Monte Vista High School, located in Spring Valley, by the Detroit Tigers in the 16th Round of the 2001 Major League Baseball... Recommended Stories

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