I almost did not pick him because his name is hard to spell, but I got over myself in that regard and picked him at # 22. The percentage of time I have spelled his name right just about equals his career batting average of .309.
Kaczmarski started out with Pat Mazelka in Kingsport in 2015, and both hit over .350, with Kevin edging out Mazelka by a point for the batting title in the Appalachian League...Batman and Robin - the Dynamic Duo.
As a 24 year old in 2016, he played in both Columbia and St Lucie. In 175 games in his career, his line is an impressive .309/.381/.451. The lefty OF has stolen 34 of 49 in those 175 games, with 47 doubles and a Jose-Reyes like 15 triples....but only 6 homers to date. Defensively, he made just 2 errors in 170 games, so dude has got glove.
He would be greatly benefited in his quest for a major league career by a stellar 2017 season in AA, with added home run pop...15 or more would be nice...so would another batting title.
He is older than Brandon Nimmo, who has a few more years in and has progressed further than Kevin has, but it is not inconceivable that the excellent year Nimmo put up in 2016 could be replicated by Kaczmarski in 2017. If KK splits his season between AA and AAA, I could see him hitting .310, with 35 doubles, a dozen homers and 20 steals in 125 games. And possibly be a September call up.
To me, I can easily see KK as a possible platoon or reserve caliber major league outfielder, starting in 2018.