Andrew Kraus

HS Grad 2009
Age 27 and 9 mos
Age on 2009 Draft 19 and 0 mos
Position(s) OF  
Ht/Wt 5-11, 176 lb
B/T L/R
School  Starmont
Hometown  Strawberry Point, IA USA
Summer Team  HS Team
Fall Team  PG Fall Scout League
All Americans/All Regions
2009 Central Region HM
National Rank - Class of 2009
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
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IA State Rank - Class of 2009
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
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GPA

Scout Level
SAT
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ACT
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Juco Commitment
Kirkwood CC

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Best PG Grade
8
8/18/2007
Latest Showcase Report
2007 Midwest Top Prospect Showcase   Sep 29, 2007
PG Grade: 7.5
Andrew Kraus is a 2009 OF with a 5'11'', 176 lb. frame from Strawberry Point, IA who attends Starmont HS. He has a good frame with plenty of upper body strength. Kraus worked out in both the infield and outfield during drills and is clearly more comfortable in the outfield. He has good outfield fielding fundamentals and a strong, accurate throwing arm. Kraus is a left handed hitter with an aggressive power type swing. He has some tenseness in his hands and upper body and unleashes it with a long wrapped swing that has plenty of bat speed and some lift at the end. Kraus is going to drive some balls hard and swing through some other pitches and he did both at the showcase. His best contact was to centerfield and he has the ability to drive the ball the other way, which is good to see in a young hitter. Kraus is a 7.50 runner. He is a good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.00
0.50 improvement beginning on Sep 29, 2007
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 81 mph
8/25/2007
60.76% Rank
best 94  avg 80
 (2009 class in 2007)

best 98  avg 83
 (2009 class)
60 7.34 sec
4/22/2006
73.41% Rank
best 6.61  avg 7.61
 (2009 class in 2006)

best 6.21  avg 7.43
 (2009 class)
OF 85 mph
9/29/2007
82.83% Rank
best 92  avg 80
 (2009 class in 2007)

best 95  avg 81
 (2009 class)
IF 81 mph
9/29/2007
80.75% Rank
best 93  avg 77
 (2009 class in 2007)

best 93  avg 77
 (2009 class)
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