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Friday, April 25, 2014

Draft Focus: Zack Shannon

David Rawnsley        
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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.




Zack Shannon Perfect Game profile

Position:  OF/RHP
Height:  6-3
Weight:  220
Bats/Throws:  R-R
Birthdate:  June 22, 1996
High School:  Anderson
City, State:  Cincinnati, Ohio
Travel Team:  Midland Redskins
Commitment:  Ohio State
Projected Draft Round:  2-3

Zack Shannon does many things very well on the baseball field, but the single most memorable thing he has done at a Perfect Game event was on a pitch he almost never throws.

After starting the game at first base for the West team at the 2013 PG All-American Classic, Shannon was brought into the game to close out what was then an 8-5 ball game. The East brought the game a run closer when Michael Gettys doubled and later scored on a wild pitch. Jackie Robinson High School Player of the Year Nick Gordon came up with two outs, and a runner on third base, representing the tying run.


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