Michael Johnson

HS Grad 2007
Age 29 and 6 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 18 and 7 mos
Position(s) SS  2B
Ht/Wt 5-9, 160 lb
School  Gulf Coast
Hometown  Naples, FL USA
Summer Team  Southwest Florida Baseball
Fall Team  SWFL
MLB Draft 
Round 31 by White Sox in 2011
National Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Position - SS
Good athlete
FL State Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Position - SS

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4 yr Commitment

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2005 National Open Top Prospect Showcase   Oct 01, 2005
PG Grade: 7.5
Michael Johnson is a 5'9" 150 pound 2007 middle infielder and outfielder from Naples, Florida who attends Gulf Coast High School. He has a lean build that is athletic and strong. Michael has an inside out swing with a good opposite field approach. He is a line drive hitter who makes consistent contact with the ball. He keeps his weight back very well and has an effortless smooth swing. Johnson has nice hands and feet in the field. He has a good quick release and transfer with a strong arm which he showed by throwing 83 mph across the infield. Michael also piched and threw from a 3/4 arm slot. His arm works very well and he gets a good downwoard plane on his pitches. His fastball topped out at 79 mph with good arm side run and his change up was at 73 mph and had good sink on it. He is a low effort pitcher who uses a drop and drive delivery. Michael is a solid all around athlete with very good potential. He is a good follow for the 07 class and is a very good student as well with a 3.6 gpa.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.00
0.50 improvement beginning on Oct 01, 2005
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 81 mph
16.67% Rank
best 87  avg 84
 (2007 class in 2003)

best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class)
60 7.36 sec
70.90% Rank
best 6.37  avg 7.59
 (2007 class in 2005)

best 6.33  avg 7.45
 (2007 class)
IF 83 mph
89.43% Rank
best 91  avg 76
 (2007 class in 2005)

best 94  avg 76
 (2007 class)
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