Tant Shepherd

HS Grad 2007
Age 28 and 8 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 17 and 10 mos
Position(s) 3B  OF
Ht/Wt 6-0, 195 lb
School  Flower Mound
Hometown  Flower Mound, TX USA
Summer Team  Dallas Tigers
Fall Team  Dallas Tigers
MLB Draft 
Round 24 by Mets in 2011
Round 47 by Reds in 2010
All Americans/All Regions
2007 Texas - All Region 1st Team
National Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Position - 3B
Very good player with big power potential. College star if the draft misses him.
TX State Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Position - 3B

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4 yr Commitment

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Latest Showcase Report
2006 National Showcase   Jun 16, 2006
PG Grade: 9.5
Tant Shepherd is a 2007 right hand hitting 3rd baseman from Flower Mound HS, residing in Flower Mound, TX. Shepherd has a strong, powerful build on a physical 6'0" 195 lb. frame. He did not play as well as he is capable of at PG National and ended up ranked #94 among PG National Top 100 position players. It is a safe bet that when the '07 rankings are all said and done, that he will be above many of the players ranked above him, but at this showcase he just did not perform to his ability level. At the plate Shepherd has easy to see strength. He is a good opposite field hitter and has power to all fields. He produces his power with a short swing and gets the barrel to the ball quite well and consistently. With that type of swing Shepherd will hit for both power and average and fit well in the middle of a line-up. His hands work really well and his bat head has life through the hitting zone. It is entirely conceivable to imagine him putting up huge numbers this spring in high school and moving steadily up draft lists. In the field he showed that he has good hands and an above average arm. All Shepherd's tools fit the 3rd base position quite well, including the power. He is a big, physical young player with explosive abilities and good athleticsm. Shepherd ran 4.27 home/1st with a 6.92 60 time and both times are very impressive given his build. Shepherd is verbally committed to Texas and based solely on his ability, should have significant scout attention this fall.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.50
1.50 improvement beginning on Dec 28, 2004
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 81 mph
71.43% Rank
best 89  avg 78
 (2007 class in 2004)

best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class)
60 6.90 sec
97.88% Rank
best 6.37  avg 7.59
 (2007 class in 2005)

best 6.33  avg 7.45
 (2007 class)
OF 83 mph
70% Rank
best 94  avg 79
 (2007 class in 2005)

best 96  avg 80
 (2007 class)
IF 86 mph
96.24% Rank
best 94  avg 77
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 94  avg 76
 (2007 class)
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