Matthew James

HS Grad 2008
Age 28 and 10 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 18 and 9 mos
Position(s) 3B  IF, RHP
Ht/Wt 6-3, 205 lb
School  Canyon
Hometown  New Braunfels, TX USA
Summer Team  Big Timers Baseball
Fall Team  Big Timers Baseball
National Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - 3B
Good big body, athletic, can hit
TX State Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - 3B

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2006 National Underclass Showcase   Dec 28, 2006
PG Grade: 8
Matthew James is a 2008 3B/P/IF with a 6'3'', 205 lb. frame from New Braunfels TX, who attends Canyon. James has a good sized frame with a good baseball players build. Defensively, James is light on his feet as he approaches ground balls and showed good agility. He has a loose arm with a quick arm action. James makes the plays defensively and flashed good soft hands in both the workout and the games. At the plate, James starts from a wide stance and swings from a crouch. He starts his swing with a no stride approach and keeps his bat on a a good line drive path to contact. James made consistent good contact and maintains good balance through his swing. He showed bat speed with good raw power. On the mound, James pitches from a 3/4 arm slot with a slight across the body delivery. He showed good life on his fastball and has projectable velocity. James is a very good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 82 mph
66.89% Rank
best 94  avg 81
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class)
60 7.12 sec
82.97% Rank
best 6.53  avg 7.51
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
IF 77 mph
61.89% Rank
best 87  avg 75
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 95  avg 76
 (2008 class)
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