March 7, 1982
College: Emory U.
Released (June 2008)
Pinckney is adequate
defensively at the hot corner with good range and a strong arm. At the
plate, Pinckney makes decent contact with average power and average plate
discipline. Mostly a pull hitter, but manages to hit to all fields. Open, strong stance.
speed on the basepaths. Pinckney has generally been a year behind the
major league track in terms of age progression through the Red Sox system.
Hits lefties significantly better than righties.