Nathan Kirby

HS Grad 2012
Age 24 and 0 mos
Age on 2012 Draft 18 and 6 mos
Position(s) LHP  
Ht/Wt 6-1, 180 lb
B/T L/L
School  James River
Hometown  Midlothian, VA USA
Summer Team  Virginia Cardinals
Fall Team  Canes
MLB Draft 
Round 1 Comp by Brewers in 2015
All Americans/All Regions
2012 Rawlings-Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American
Atlantic - All Region 1st Team
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2011 Underclass 3rd Team
National Rank - Class of 2012
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2012
Overall
54
Position - LHP
5
Lefty moving up quickly. 92 with command and breaking ball in Jupiter. Outstanding at many PG events.
VA State Rank - Class of 2012
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2012
Overall
1
Position - LHP
NA
GPA
3.5
SAT
1030
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Virginia

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
6/16/2011
Latest Showcase Report
2011 National Showcase   Jun 16, 2011
PG Grade: 10
Nathan Kirby is a 2012 LHP with a 6-2 185 lb. frame from Midlothian, VA who attends James River HS. Lean athletic build, room to get stronger, good projection. Fast paced delivery with some effort, long loose extended arm action, extended 3/4's release, very fast arm coming through, falls off on release affecting command. 88-91 mph fastball, sat at 91 mph early, big running life on fastball, gets on hitters quickly. Outstanding hard spin and bite on curveball, big hard break at times, slider velocity but knucklecurve grip, can be nasty when everything is right. Rare change up. Movement on fastball and size of curveball are hard to command. Very difficult to hit when in the zone. High level arm. Good student, verbal commitment to Virginia.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 92 mph
10/20/2011
97.41% Rank
best 100  avg 84
 (2012 class in 2011)

best 100  avg 81
 (2012 class)
60 7.43 sec
6/15/2010
42.77% Rank
best 6.42  avg 7.39
 (2012 class in 2010)

best 6.24  avg 7.37
 (2012 class)
1B 83 mph
6/15/2010
89.32% Rank
best 94  avg 75
 (2012 class in 2010)

best 94  avg 76
 (2012 class)
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