Matt Benedict

HS Grad 2007
Age 29 and 2 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 18 and 4 mos
Position(s) RHP  IF
Ht/Wt 6-5, 215 lb
School  St. Petersburg Catholic
Hometown  St Petersburg, FL USA
Summer Team  Columbia Angels Blue
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 30 by Pirates in 2011
National Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Position - RHP
FL State Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Position - RHP

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2007 Uncommitted Showcase   Jun 11, 2007
PG Grade: 8.5
Matt Benedict is a 2007 right handed pitcher and infielder from St Petersburg, Florida who attends St Petersburg High School. He has a tall athletic build that is very projectable at 6'5" 215 pounds. Matt throws with a long loose arm action and has good downhill plane. His drop and drive delivery is very easy with a very low effort. His fastball projects to be faster but right now he has good arm side run on it at 84-87 mph. He also throws a tight slider at 81 mph and a plus change up at 78 mph. He has a very good mound presence and a solid feel for all of his pitches. Benedict has good power potential at the plate. He keeps it simple and turns on the ball very easily. Matt has a very upside on the mound and is also a good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.50
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Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 87 mph
70.65% Rank
best 96  avg 84
 (2007 class in 2007)

best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class)
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