David Cheatham

HS Grad 2008
Age 27 and 10 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 18 and 0 mos
Position(s) C  OF
Ht/Wt 5-10, 180 lb
School  Wellington
Hometown  Wellington, FL USA
Summer Team  Hammertime
Fall Team  Hammertime
National Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - C
Good hitter, can run and play
FL State Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - C
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2006 National Underclass Showcase   Dec 28, 2006
PG Grade: 8
David Cheatham is a 2008 C/OF with a 5'10'', 180 lb. frame from Wellington FL, who attends Wellington HS. He has a short, stocky build with good present strength. Cheatham threw 72 mph in drills with a best pop time of 1.98. He's balanced and quick behind the plate and consistent in his release and throwing mechanics. Cheatham had a 2.07 pop in a game situation is is very accurate on his throws, so he's going to throw out runners. Offensively, Cheatham has a simple, balanced hitting approach from a narrow base. He hits with still hands to start his swing and has a short, quick line drive stroke. Cheatham has good bat speed and shows some gap to gap power. He uses his hands well at contact and hit the ball solidly to all fields. Cheatham doesn't have much projection but has nice present tools on both offense and defense and looks like a performer. He was named to the showcase Top Prospect Team.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.00
1.50 improvement beginning on Dec 28, 2005
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 80 mph
70.18% Rank
best 89  avg 78
 (2008 class in 2005)

best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class)
60 7.71 sec
27.94% Rank
best 6.53  avg 7.51
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
C 72 mph
49.28% Rank
best 82  avg 71
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 87  avg 73
 (2008 class)
Pop 1.98 sec
72.99% Rank
best 1.73  avg 2.10
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 1.73  avg 2.07
 (2008 class)
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