A.J. Young

HS Grad 2012
Age 24 and 0 mos
Age on 2012 Draft 19 and 0 mos
Position(s) C  1B
Ht/Wt 6-4, 215 lb
B/T R/R
School  Douglas
Hometown  Gila Bend, AZ USA
Summer Team  All Star BB Academy
Fall Team  All Star Bb Academy
All Americans/All Regions
2012 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
West - All Region 1st Team
 
National Rank - Class of 2012 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2012
Overall
414
Position - C
45
AZ State Rank - Class of 2012 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2012
Overall
6
Position - C
1
GPA
3.5
SAT
1560
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Utah 

Juco Commitment
Paradise Valley Community 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
9.5
5/14/2012
Latest Showcase Report
2012 PG National Pre-Draft Showcase   May 14, 2012
PG Grade: 9.5
A.J. Young is a 2012 C/1B with a 6-4 215 lb. frame from Gila Bend, AZ who attends Gila Bend HS. Tall, big frame, broad shoulders, strong build. Strong arm behind the plate, 79 mph on throwdown to 2B, medium arm action, throws carry, can cut down on release time, good receiver. Relaxed in box, simple approach, aggressive swing, best contact to pull side. Has strength at contact, good bat speed, some left, contact out front, pulls hands through, raw power. Went with pitch to RCF gap in game, sees ball well, couple good takes on tough pitches. Very good student. Signed with Utah.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 85 mph
5/25/2012
67.79% Rank
best 95  avg 84
 (2012 class in 2012)

best 98  avg 81
 (2012 class)
60 7.30 sec
5/14/2012
35.56% Rank
best 6.37  avg 7.19
 (2012 class in 2012)

best 6.24  avg 7.37
 (2012 class)
C 79 mph
5/14/2012
63.95% Rank
best 85  avg 77
 (2012 class in 2012)

best 86  avg 73
 (2012 class)
Pop 1.94 sec
5/14/2012
41.46% Rank
best 1.71  avg 1.93
 (2012 class in 2012)

best 1.71  avg 2.07
 (2012 class)

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