Devin Shepherd

HS Grad 2006
Age 30 and 3 mos
Age on 2006 Draft 18 and 8 mos
Position(s) OF  
Ht/Wt 6-4, 221 lb
B/T R/R
School  Oxnard
Hometown  Oxnard, CA USA
Summer Team 
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 5 by Twins in 2006
National Rank - Class of 2006
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2006
Overall
29
Position - OF
NA
CA State Rank - Class of 2006
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2006
Overall
NA
Position - OF
NA
GPA
3.0
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Oklahoma

College(s) interested in
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Best PG Grade
10
9/27/2003
Latest Showcase Report
2005 National Showcase   Jun 17, 2005
PG Grade: 10
Devin Shepherd is a 2006 OF from Oxnard HS in Oxnard, CA, with a 6'4", 220 lb. frame. If anything, he looks bigger and stronger than his listed weight; this kid's a man. Shepherd has really improved his running technique over the last year and has added plus speed to his other tools. He ran the 60 in 6.74 and was 4.41 down to first from the right side despite a power swing. Shepherd's arm strength is top notch. He throws 89 mph from the outfield with very good on-line carry and throws 88 off the mound, although he isn't really even a secondary pitcher. His looseness at his size is noteworthy. At the plate, Shepherd has obvious plus raw power and bat speed but is a pretty good natural hitter as well who shows the ability to stay back on balls and go the opposite way when it's called for. He hits out of a tall stance and gets out to his front side quickly. Shepherd's approach is similar to some other taller power hitters such as Dave Winfield and Joe Carter. The ball explodes off his bat like few other hitters in the country. Shepherd is a good student who has committed to Oklahoma for college but will get high level professional interest.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 88 mph
6/17/2005
84.28% Rank
best 97  avg 83
 (2006 class in 2005)

best 97  avg 82
 (2006 class)
60 6.74 sec
6/17/2005
96.06% Rank
best 6.19  avg 7.40
 (2006 class in 2005)

best 6.19  avg 7.44
 (2006 class)
OF 91 mph
6/12/2004
98.84% Rank
best 93  avg 79
 (2006 class in 2004)

best 97  avg 81
 (2006 class)
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