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Oct 01, 2005 - Oct 02, 2005   Maroon
  16

Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium - Cedar Rapids, IA
Zac Helton
1B 3B, RHP 6-5 215   R/R

FB
83
60
7.86
40
OF
IF
1B
81
C
Pop
Range
83
CB
71
SL
CH
74
Split
Knuckle
Exit Velo
Distance
Zac Helton is a 6-5, 215 lb senior first baseman/right handed pitcher from Missouri. He's a big country strong kid with a very good frame that can add lots of strength and weight. Helton is a very smooth defensive first baseman with soft hands, excellent footwork and more arm strength than can really be utilized at the position. Helton hits from a balanced stance with no stride and limited use of his lower half. It's an approach we often see with smaller players who are just looking to make contact but really doesn't fit Helton's strength and body. He'll flash some power on occasion but he would take a leap forward offensively if he were to let it rip and get his hands extended and his lower half into his swing. The natural talent and strength are there to improve. Helton also pitched a couple of innings, topping out at 83 mph on his fastball. He carries his hands and arms low during his delivery and pushes the ball a bit with a low elbow. Helton's 71 mph curveball had some sharpness to it and his 74 mph change up was a pretty good pitch as well. Helton threw strikes and had an idea of what he was doing on the mound. He is also a very good student.
PG Grade 7.5




Dec 28, 2004 - Dec 30, 2004   5-Dark Green
  16

Terry Park - Ft. Myers, FL
Zac Helton
1B 3B, RHP 6-5 215   R/R

FB
82
60
7.71
40
OF
IF
71
1B
C
Pop
Range
82
CB
64
SL
CH
74
Split
Knuckle
Exit Velo
Distance
Helton is a big,strong and angular 6-4 junior first baseman from Missouri. Helton sets up at the plate with a narrow stance and high hands. He has a negative weight shift and some back side collapse which creates some lift in his swing and he has the raw strength and leverage to create bat speed with this approach. Helton showed his raw power in batting practice and hit some balls hard. Defensively, Helton was impressive at first base. He made some nice picks and showed soft hands and good balance. Helton also threw a couple of innings and showed some arm strength and the potential to improve at the position. He topped out at 82 mph on his fastball with a big 64 mph curveball. Helton is an excellent student also.
PG Grade 7.5