Brian Goodwin (baseball)

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Brian Goodwin
Washington Nationals – No. 67
Born: (1990-11-02) November 2, 1990 (age 24)
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Brian Christopher Goodwin (born November 2, 1990) is an outfielder in the Washington Nationals organization. He played college baseball at North Carolina.

Professional career[edit]

Goodwin was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 17th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft out of Rocky Mount High School in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He did not sign and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was then drafted by the Washington Nationals in the first round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft.[1]

Prior to the 2012 season, Baseball America ranked Goodwin as the Nationals fifth best prospect.[2] Goodwin made his debut that year for the Class-A Hagerstown Suns. He was promoted to Double-A Harrisburg Senators after hitting .324/.438/.542 with nine home runs and 38 runs batted in.[3] At Harrisburg he hit .223/.306/.373 with five home runs. After the season he played in the Arizona Fall League and was the MVP of the Rising Stars Game.[4][5]

Prior to the 2013 season, Goodwin was ranked as the Nationals third best prospect by Baseball America.[6] He was also ranked as the 52nd best prospect in baseball by[7]


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