Nick Kirk

HS Grad 2005
Age 31 and 1 mos
Age on 2005 Draft 18 and 5 mos
Position(s) LHP  
Ht/Wt 6-1, 200 lb
School  Wahlert
Hometown  Dubuque, IA USA
Summer Team  Bankston Prairie League
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 19 by Indians in 2009
National Rank - Class of 2005
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2005
Position - LHP
IA State Rank - Class of 2005
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2005
Position - LHP

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4 yr Commitment
Northern Iowa

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2004 Midwest Top Prospect Showcase   Sep 18, 2004
PG Grade: 7.5
Nick Kirk is a 2005 left handed pitcher from Dubuque, Iowa, with a 6'0", 180 lb. frame. Kirk throws from a 3/4 arm slot, and his arm works very well. His fastball topped out at 82 mph with some late running life. At times he opens his front side too early and falls to the third base side causing his arm to lag behind and affect his control. When he stays online, he throws strikes with both of his pitches. Kirk also has a curveball at 70 mph with a 2 to 7 break and good rotation and depth. Kirk is very projectable on the mound and should add more velocity. He struck out 5 hitters in 3 innings while only allowing 1 hit. Offensively, Kirk hits with a quick rotation and average bat speed. He has a nice, fluid swing with good lower half involvement. He has the potential to be a two way player at the next level. For sure, he's a good college lefty! Nick is a strong student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 7.50
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 82 mph
40.98% Rank
best 94  avg 83
 (2005 class in 2004)

best 95  avg 82
 (2005 class)
60 7.72 sec
22.76% Rank
best 6.23  avg 7.45
 (2005 class in 2004)

best 6.23  avg 7.44
 (2005 class)
OF 84 mph
68.71% Rank
best 94  avg 81
 (2005 class in 2004)

best 96  avg 81
 (2005 class)
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