John Howard

HS Grad 2015
Age 21 and 2 mos
Age on 2015 Draft 18 and 9 mos
Position(s) RHP  C, IF
Ht/Wt 6-0, 190 lb
School  Clayton
Hometown  St. Louis, MO USA
Summer Team  St. Louis Diamondbacks
Fall Team  St. Louis Diamondbacks
All Americans/All Regions
2015 Central Region HM
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2014 Underclass Honorable Mention
National Rank - Class of 2015
Ranking Last Updated: May 30, 2015
Top 1000
Position - RHP
MO State Rank - Class of 2015
Ranking Last Updated: May 30, 2015
Position - RHP
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Best PG Grade
Latest Showcase Report
2014 Pitcher/Catcher Indoor Showcase   Feb 08, 2014
PG Grade: 8.5
John Howard is a 2015 RHP/SS with a 6-0 180 lb. frame from St. Louis, MO who attends Clayton HS. Young athletic build, good well proportioned strength. Quick leg lift delivery, compact quick arm action, arm is loose and quick, 3/4's arm slot, has balanced energy going towards the plate, repeats his delivery very well. Mid 80's fastball, mostly straight with good angle and occasional arm side run. Hard slider with consistent short lane changing break, good bite, curveball has a deeper slurve type shape with hard spin at times, nice change up with arm speed and sink. Commands all four pitches well and lives at the bottom of the zone, polished pitcher. Has two-way potential with the bat, good strength in his swing, solid present bat speed, line drive swing plane, best swings on pitches middle away, looks to get his hands extended and drive the ball, hits to all fields, gap power. Projects as a very good college level pitcher with normal velocity gains. Good student. Named to the Pitcher/Catcher Indoor Showcase Top Prospect Team.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 87 mph
83.56% Rank
best 97  avg 82
 (2015 class in 2014)

best 97  avg 80
 (2015 class)
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