Devon Torrence

HS Grad 2007
Age 27 and 10 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 18 and 1 mos
Position(s) OF  SS
Ht/Wt 6-2, 185 lb
B/T S/R
School  Canton South
Hometown  Massillon, OH USA
Summer Team  GBT
Fall Team  OSU
MLB Draft 
Round 16 by Astros  in 2007
All Americans/All Regions
2007 Central - All Region 1st Team 
National Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
282
Position - OF
NA
Athlete who can fly. Showed outstanding athletic ability at World Showcase. Must see, signed Football Ohio State.
OH State Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
NA
Position - OF
NA
GPA
3.2
SAT
--
ACT
18

4 yr Commitment
Ohio State 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
9.5
1/6/2007
Latest Showcase Report
2007 World Showcase   Jan 06, 2007
PG Grade: 9.5
Devon Torrence is a 2007 OF/SS with a 6'2'', 190 lb. frame from Canton OH, who attends Canton South HS. He has an excellent athletic body with present strength and easy balanced actions. Torrence is one of the top rated football athletes in the country and has signed with Ohio State in that sport. That he came down to Florida in January to play baseball impressed us. As you would expect, Torrence's run and throw tools are outstanding. He's an easy runner with acceleration and ran the 60 in 6.49. His throwing fundamentals in the outfield were raw, especially with his front side, but he threw 88 mph and his throws were on line and accurate. Torrence is a switch-hitter at the plate who looks more advanced from the right side but who has legit bat speed from both sides. He has a simple, balanced swing from both sides and some lift in his swing. He tracks the ball well and is a patient hitter. His best contact is to the alleys and he has the leverage and balance at the plate to project more power in the future. Whether Torrence ever ends up on a baseball field at the upper levels is a question with his football ability, but he has the talent to be a very good baseball player and shows skills you usually don't see in a football star.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

OF 88 mph
1/6/2007
78.70% Rank
best 96  avg 83
 (2007 class in 2007)

best 96  avg 80
 (2007 class)
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