Matthew Harrison

HS Grad 2008
Age 29 and 3 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 19 and 4 mos
Position(s) SS  IF
Ht/Wt 6-0, 175 lb
School  Green Valley
Hometown  Henderson, NV USA
Summer Team  ABD Bulldogs
Fall Team  Cardinals Scout Team
MLB Draft 
Round 46 by Braves in 2008
All Americans/All Regions
2008 Rawlings-Perfect Game 3rd Team All-American (West - All Region 1st Team)
National Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - SS
Very good SS, strong arm, nice swing, can play, good in Cincy, better yet at PG WWBA events
NV State Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - SS

Scout Level

4 yr Commitment
North Carolina

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2007 National Showcase   Jun 15, 2007
PG Grade: 9.5
Matthew Harrison is a 2008 SS/IF with a 6'0'', 175 lb. frame from Henderson, NV who attends Green Valley HS. He has a lean, athletic frame with classic middle infield proportions. Harrison is an outstanding defensive shortstop, one of the top such prospects in the 2008 class. He's a high energy athlete who goes after every ball hard and plays on his toes. Harrison's arm strength is top of the line and he gets rid of the ball quickly for such a cannon. He has the body control and balance to make all the charging and moving plays and make them look easy. There won't be any question about his staying at shortstop. Harrison's ceiling will hinge on how his bat develops. He hits from a tall stance with a calm, quiet load and good balance. His approach is polished and there isn't much a hitting coach is going to tinker with. Harrison will flash good bat speed now and he was able to handle high velocity pitching when he was aggressive, but it will mostly be a matter of strength for him. His swing mechanics and levers show that he could develop some nice gap to gap pop when he gets stronger. Harrison is a vocal, emotional player who looks like he loves being on the field. He is also a good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.50
1.50 improvement beginning on Dec 28, 2004
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 84 mph
60.32% Rank
best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class)
60 6.89 sec
90.04% Rank
best 6.17  avg 7.37
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
IF 90 mph
98.34% Rank
best 95  avg 77
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 95  avg 76
 (2008 class)
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