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Matthew Johnston
2019 GRAD
 |  RHP/1B
 |  Old Hickory, TN
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
9
ABOUT PG GRADES
Mount Juliet
6-2  
200
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
R/R
18 and 8 mos
18 and 8 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2019 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
88
FB VELO
7.28
60 YARD DASH
1.70
10 YARD SPLIT
83
1B VELO
87
EXIT VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2018 Fall Academic Showcase  
Matthew Johnston is a 2019 RHP/1B with a 6-2 200 lb. frame from Old Hickory, TN who attends Mount Juliet HS. Large frame with some strength present. Ran a 7.28 second 60 yard dash. Primary righthanded pitcher, begins delivery with a short side step up to a high leg lift, stays balanced at gather and works to the plate with drop and drive actions, lands in line and carries momentum to arm side slightly, deep arm circle and released from a three-quarters arm slot. Fastball topped out at 88 mph with heavy run to the plate, heater showed some jump out of his hand, slider had tight 9/4 shape with late tilt, good arm speed with changeup offering that flashed some fade, around the zone during outing with all three offerings. Secondary first baseman, fields the baseball into body, releases with a loose arm and a side arm slot, topped out at 83 mph from first base. Righthanded hitter, sets up with a low hand set, begins swing with an early leg kick, compact swing with a developing feel for the barrel. Great student. Named to 2018 Fall Academic Showcase Top Prospect List.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+8 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 09/02/2016
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2019 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 88 mph 82
87.41%
60 7.28 sec 7.22
41.05%
10 SPL 1.70 sec 1.70
47.08%
1B 83 mph 77
81.59%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 87 mph 83
69.48%
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Max Barrel Speed 64.478 mph 65.66
43.05%
Impact Momentum 24.227 24.49
46.54%
Max Acceleration 28.520 g’s 32.07
26.09%
DIAMONDKINETICS TRENDING DATA
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Max Barrel Speed (mph)
BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
BATTING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
At bats: 3 Jul 03, 2018 vs. Mizuno Baseball USA Whigham 2019
Runs: 1 Jul 01, 2018 vs. Kentucky Prospects 17U - Donald
Hits: 2 Jun 11, 2018 vs. Top Prospect Baseball 2019
RBI's: 1 Jul 03, 2018 vs. Mizuno Baseball USA Whigham 2019
Doubles: 1 Jun 11, 2018 vs. Top Prospect Baseball 2019
Total bases: 3 Jun 11, 2018 vs. Top Prospect Baseball 2019
Walks: 1 Jul 04, 2018 vs. FTB Tucci/SF Giants Scout Team
SAC bunts: 1 Jul 11, 2017 vs. FTB Rockets Tucci
Stolen bases: 1 Jun 11, 2018 vs. Top Prospect Baseball 2019
PITCHING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
Inn. pitched: 1.0 Jul 03, 2018 vs. Mizuno Baseball USA Whigham 2019
Runs allowed: 0 Jul 03, 2018 vs. Mizuno Baseball USA Whigham 2019
Earned runs: 0 Jul 03, 2018 vs. Mizuno Baseball USA Whigham 2019
Hits allowed: 0 Jul 03, 2018 vs. Mizuno Baseball USA Whigham 2019
Strikeouts: 1 Jul 03, 2018 vs. Mizuno Baseball USA Whigham 2019
Walks allowed: 0 Jul 03, 2018 vs. Mizuno Baseball USA Whigham 2019
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