Mark Appel

HS Grad 2009
Age 26 and 11 mos
Age on 2009 Draft 17 and 10 mos
Position(s) RHP  OF
Ht/Wt 6-4, 185 lb
School  Monte Vista
Hometown  San Ramon, CA USA
Summer Team  NorCal
Fall Team  Braves Elite
MLB Draft 
Round 1 by Astros in 2013
Round 1 by Astros in 2012
Round 15 by Tigers in 2009
All Americans/All Regions
2009 Rawlings-Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American (California - All Region 1st Team)
National Rank - Class of 2009
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - RHP
6'4, good athlete with big arm, up to 92 at PG National, 91 at WWBA, 89-92 and very impressive at AC, 91 good slider at Jupiter
CA State Rank - Class of 2009
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - RHP

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2008 National Showcase   Jun 13, 2008
PG Grade: 10
Mark Appel is a 2009 RHP/OF with a 6'4'', 185 lb. frame from San Ramon, CA who attends Monte Vista HS. Appel has a very good pitchers build and uses a 3/4 arm slot and touched 92 with his fastball. He can easily throw 90 and has good arm speed. His fastball also has good life. He compliments his fastball with a 78mph slider that works, 82 mph change and also threw a 85 mph cutter. He projects well and showed athleticsm by running a 6.94 sixty. He keeps improving each time we see him and will be interesting to follow over the next year. He is also an outstanding student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
1.50 improvement beginning on Nov 03, 2007
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 6.94 sec
85.20% Rank
best 6.21  avg 7.34
 (2009 class in 2008)

best 6.21  avg 7.43
 (2009 class)
OF 87 mph
90.94% Rank
best 92  avg 80
 (2009 class in 2007)

best 95  avg 81
 (2009 class)
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