Eamon Portice

HS Grad 2004
Age 32 and 1 mos
Age on 2004 Draft 18 and 11 mos
Position(s) RHP  
Ht/Wt 6-1, 165 lb
B/T R/R
School  Fort Lauderdale
Hometown  Oakland Park, FL USA
Summer Team 
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 12 by Red Sox  in 2007
Round 17 by Twins  in 2004
National Rank - Class of 2004 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2004
Overall
328
Position - RHP
NA
FL State Rank - Class of 2004 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2004
Overall
NA
Position - RHP
NA
GPA
2.5
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
6/13/2003
Latest Showcase Report
2003 National Showcase   Jun 13, 2003
PG Grade: 10
Portice had one of the loosest and quickest arms at the Perfect Game National in Lincoln. At 6-1, 160 lbs, he was also one of the least physically mature players at the event and one of the most projectable. Portice throws from a slow, deliberate Hideo Nomo style delivery. He turns his back completely to the hitter while pivoting at the top of his wind up, then unwinds quickly to a low ¾’s release point (compare to Nomo’s almost exaggerated overhand release point). We can’t imagine that the hitters can see the ball too well and during the course of a normal game it would take them an at bat or two to get used to the novelty of the delivery. At a consistent 89-91 mph, touching 92, Portice’s fastball is quick enough already but with his physical projection and the ease that it leaves his hand, there is little question there is more velocity in there. Some pitchers throw 91 and it looks like they’re having to push the ball out of their hand. With Portice, the ball explodes out of his hand. His second best pitch is an 80 mph change up that has good sinking action from the same arm slot. Portice’s curveball gets fair spin considering his release point but at 67-69 mph needs a solid jolt of velocity to complement the velocity on his fastball. This kid deserves to be followed very closely by MLB scouts. He has a special right arm. He could pitch at any college in the country as a freshman.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 92 mph
6/13/2003
98.01% Rank
best 94  avg 84
 (2004 class in 2003)

best 95  avg 83
 (2004 class)
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