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Niko Diaz
2018 GRAD
 |  OF/1B, LHP
 |  Temecula, CA
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
7.5
ABOUT PG GRADES
NATIONAL RANKING
CA STATE RANKING
High Follow 643
401 66
OVERALL
OF
OVERALL
OF
Chaparral
5-7  
165
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
L/L
19 and 1 mos
17 and 8 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2018 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
76
FB VELO
7.51
60 YARD DASH
1.73
10 YARD SPLIT
76
OF VELO
74
EXIT VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2016 West Academic Showcase  
Niko Diaz is a 2018 OF/LHP, 1B with a 5-6 145 lb. frame from Murrieta, CA who attends Vista Murrieta. Compact frame with a lena, athletic build. Projects for additional size with strength. Ran a 7.51 sixty yard dash. Primary outfielder, showed smooth athletic actions while closing on the baseball. Clean glove actions while working through baseball and transition. Curl hop lower half while creating momentum into throws. Clean arm action with good whip through release from a three-quarters slot. Throws produces some carry to the bag with accuracy, topping at 76 mph. Left handed hitter with a balanced, straight stance and quiet leg lift trigger. Lower half launches to contact with linear actions with solid shift. Smooth, line drive swing plane and attacked the baseball out front generating solid extension through the baseball. Works the baseball to all fields showing solid hand and barrel control throughout the zone. Consistently squared up contact throughout batting practice with good jump of the barrel for present frame. Balanced, repeatable mechanics while at the plate with a high contact approach. Power will contiue to develop with physical development. Also pitched showing a simple side step delivery into a high leg kick at gather. Creates front side hip coil at balance showing pocket and numbers. Lower half gets back on line well while driving downhill to the plate. Releases from a high three-quarters arm slot with good extension at finish. Fastball has some sinking action down in the zone in the low 70's, topped at 75 mph. Curveball has 1/7 shape with loose spin and good depth. Effectively changes speeds while primarily locating on the outer edge of the plate. Showed good feel and command for both pitches while the ability to spot and locate. Induced weak ground ball contact each inning of work. Solid two way prospect, will continue to develop with physical matuirty and repetition. Very good student as well.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+1 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 07/23/2016
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2018 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 76 mph 82
9.85%
60 7.51 sec 7.36
34.03%
10 SPL 1.73 sec 1.73
47.81%
OF 76 mph 81
14.09%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 74 mph 80
12.85%
DIAMONDKINETICS TRENDING DATA
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Max Barrel Speed (mph)
BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
BATTING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
At bats: 3 Jul 27, 2018 vs. Santa Maria Outlaws
Runs: 2 Jul 08, 2017 vs. Dirtbags 16's Morton
Hits: 1 Sep 17, 2017 vs. Slammers Fiscus
RBI's: 1 Sep 17, 2017 vs. Slammers Fiscus
Doubles: 1 Sep 17, 2017 vs. Slammers Fiscus
Total bases: 2 Sep 17, 2017 vs. Slammers Fiscus
Walks: 2 Jul 09, 2017 vs. Next Level North
Stolen bases: 1 Jul 09, 2017 vs. Next Level North
Hit by pitch: 1 Jul 08, 2017 vs. Dirtbags 16's Morton
PITCHING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
Inn. pitched: 7.0 Jul 08, 2017 vs. Houston Banditos Nava
Runs allowed: 0 Jul 29, 2018 vs. Hit Club
Earned runs: 0 Jul 29, 2018 vs. Hit Club
Hits allowed: 0 Jul 27, 2018 vs. Santa Maria Outlaws
Strikeouts: 11 Jul 29, 2018 vs. Hit Club
Walks allowed: 0 Sep 17, 2017 vs. Slammers Fiscus
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