Matt Walker

HS Grad 2004
Age 31 and 3 mos
Age on 2004 Draft 17 and 9 mos
Position(s) RHP  OF
Ht/Wt 6-3, 190 lb
B/T R/R
School  Central
Hometown  Grennwell Springs, LA USA
Summer Team  HS team
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 10 by Rays in 2004
National Rank - Class of 2004
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2004
Overall
18
Position - RHP
NA
LA State Rank - Class of 2004
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2004
Overall
NA
Position - RHP
NA
GPA
2.5
SAT
--
ACT
18

4 yr Commitment
Southeastern Louisiana

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Best PG Grade
10
5/18/2004
Latest Showcase Report
2004 National PreDraft Showcase   May 18, 2004
PG Grade: 10
RHP Matt Walker: This young right hander from Louisiana put on an impressive performance at the Showcase. We’ve heard scouts talk about him as a potential top 3 round draft pick and the talent he showed us fits well with that evaluation. Walker has a great pitcher’s body at 6-3, 190 lbs, with long angular features that can add strength in the future. He has a nice balanced delivery and a high ¾’s to overhand release point. If anything, Walker’s release point on his curveball is a bit lower. This young man can really accelerate his arm once he gets his body moving towards the plate. Walker’s fastball topped out at 92 mph and didn’t loose anything from the stretch. His curveball is a hammer at 76-78 mph, with a sharp, deep break to it. Walker even flashed a change up with nice tailing action. He’s signed with Southeastern Louisiana but developments on June 7 could definitely change that.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 91 mph
5/18/2004
94.97% Rank
best 95  avg 83
 (2004 class in 2004)

best 95  avg 83
 (2004 class)
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