Photo: Perfect Game

Draft Focus: Michael Kopech

Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
David Rawnsley        
Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014


Every weekday leading up to the 2014 MLB Draft, Perfect Game will be providing a scouting profile on a notable draft-eligible prospect.  Stay tuned to Perfect Game and be sure to visit the Draft Page for all of the latest info and reports pertaining to the draft.




Michael Kopech Perfect Game profile

Position:  RHP
Height:  6-4
Weight:  190
Bats/Throws:  R-R
Birthdate:  April 30, 1996
High School:  Mount Pleasant
City, State:  Mount Pleasant, Texas
Travel Team:  Dallas Tigers
Commitment:  Arizona
Projected Draft Round:  1-2

2013 Perfect Game All-American Michael Kopech embodies everything that scouts love to see in a top young pitching prospect. He also embodies many of the things that make the veteran decision makers wary of getting too excited about 18-year old pitchers.

The plus side starts with a prototype righthanded pitcher’s build. Kopech has a narrow, low waist with a long torso and long arms to go with a high degree of flexibility throughout his body. He has plenty of room to get stronger without even gaining much weight, and is regarded as an above average athlete for a primary pitching prospect.


This is Insider Level content. You must be a subscriber to read the rest. Want to read more???

Click here for subscription info!



(Already a member? Just log in at the top of the page.)
Recent Related Articles
2017 MLB Draft Pack: April 28
Vanderbilt outfielder Jeren Kendall continues to show considerable five-tool promise and is expected to be taken among the to... READ 
2017 MLB Draft Pack: April 21
Tanner Houck has been one of the more consistent college performers the past three years and continues to carry a first-round... READ 
2017 MLB Draft Pack: April 14
Trevor Rogers has had some helium this spring rising up draft boards as he continues to show premium stuff as we profile 10 p... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
2017 MLB Draft: Top 150 Prospects
With the 2017 MLB Draft two months away we have updated the Top 150 prospect list with one-line reports of the players as PG ... READ 
2017 MLB Draft Pack: March 17
The Perfect Game Draft Packs return to profile some of the top prospects eligible for the 2017 MLB Draft, with the first edit... READ 
2017 MLB Draft Pack: March 31
J.B. Bukauskas might have the best pure stuff of players eligible for the 2017 MLB Draft as we profile 10 prospects, with det... READ 
 



Keywords in this article
       Player Profile Page    Event Page
About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Site Map
Copyright 1994-2017 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.