Kevin Rhoderick

HS Grad 2007
Age 29 and 3 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 18 and 9 mos
Position(s) RHP  
Ht/Wt 6-0, 175 lb
B/T R/R
School  Amphitheater
Hometown  Scottsdale, AZ USA
Summer Team 
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 9 by Cubs in 2010
Round 18 by Tigers in 2007
All Americans/All Regions
2007 Rawlings-Perfect Game 3rd Team All-American
West - All Region 1st Team
National Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
69
Position - RHP
NA
Live arm, mid 90s and very good slider. Profiles as potential ML closer
AZ State Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
NA
Position - RHP
NA
GPA
3.0
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Georgia

College(s) interested in
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Best PG Grade
10
6/16/2006
Latest Showcase Report
2006 National Showcase   Jun 16, 2006
PG Grade: 10
Kevin Rhoderick is a 2007 right hand pitcher from Horizon HS, residing in Scottsdale, AZ. Rhoderick has an average, compact type build on a frame that was listed at 6'0" 175 lbs. but looked more like 5'10". In any case, whether he is 6'0", 5'10", or 6'2", Rhoderick's stuff and usability of that stuff rates with the top hurlers in the '07 high school class. He was ranked #23 among PG National Top 85 pitchers and was one of the more fun players to watch compete. He pitches from a high 3/4 slot and generates plus arm speed. Rhoderick is a very aggressive pitcher, approaching his outing like he was trying to snuff out the opponent in a deciding game. Whether he pitches in a high school game or summer showcase, Rhoderick seems to approach pitching the same way, like a lion. He has a closer type approach and closer type stuff. His mechanics are pretty simple yet high energy. Rhoderick works out of the stretch and has a two part backside arm action. He is a quick worker and throws a lot of strikes. His fastball touched up to 94 and he sat 90-93 with the fastball. Rhoderick can ride the fastball up and in on RH hitters and overall showed good fastball control. His 77-80 slider has very big break, like a frisbee or whiffle ball action. It is a legitimate put away pitch, particularly if he is not overusing it. Not only is the action on that pitch at times wicked, Rhoderick throws it for strikes, showing the ability to get ahead of hitters with it as well as being able to finish them with it. He also showed that he has some feel of a change-up, which if he continues to develop, has a chance to be an excellent addition to his high energy style of pitching. Rhoderick is clearly a top D1 prospect that will pitch early and contribute heavily as a freshman, if he goes to school. Though he is a sub 6'0" righty, his stuff and bulldog mentality are going to get a lot of attention from the area scouts and being the teammate of another top prospect (RHP Tim Alderson), there are going to be numerous crosscheckers that see Rhoderick this spring.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 94 mph
6/16/2006
99.00% Rank
best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class)
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