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Zachary Root
2022 GRAD
 |  LHP/1B, OF
 |  Fort Myers, FL
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9
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OVERALL
LHP
OVERALL
LHP
Up to 92 mph with a good changeup at 16U BCS; continues to get better and stronger with a very high ceiling
Fort Myers
6-1
  163
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
S/L
16 and 6 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE
PG EVENT RESULTS
92
FB VELO
6.93
60 YARD DASH
1.71
10 YARD SPLIT
87
OF VELO
86
1B VELO
81
EXIT VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2019 Florida Prospect Showcase  
Zachary Root is a 2022 LHP/1B, OF with a 6-1 155 lb. frame from Fort Myers, FL who attends Fort Myers. Long and projectable frame. Ran a 6.93 second 60 yard dash. Primary left-handed pitcher, starts with a side step up to a high leg lift, coils on back leg, leads with front hip down the mound, takes his arm back to a quick and online arm action up to a high 3/4 arm slot, arm is quick, fastball shows short life at times up to 79 mph in this outing, up to 87 mph in a previous PG event, big depth to the curveball with 12-6 shape, able to land it down in zone. Secondary first baseman, loose and clean arm, sound fundamentally, quick transfer and gets on line with throws, up to 86 mph across the infield. Left-handed hitter, starts slightly open with small leg kick, casts his hands way out with good separation, good pop when barreled, line drive contact with good extension when squared. Great student. Verbal commitment to University of Florida.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+16 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 04/28/2017
-.32 SEC
60 TIME SINCE 04/28/2018
+6 MPH
OF VELO SINCE 04/28/2018
+5 MPH
1B VELO SINCE 04/28/2018
+7 MPH
EXIT VELO SINCE 04/28/2018
+7.64 Gs
DK MA SINCE 04/28/2018
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CLASS OF 2022 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 92 mph 79
99.43%
60 6.93 sec 7.54
93.50%
10 SPL 1.71 sec 1.76
65.75%
OF 87 mph 77
94.33%
1B 86 mph 74
96.55%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 81 mph 78
64.95%
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Max Barrel Speed 66.337 mph 62.99
74.41%
Impact Momentum 24.290 23.20
71.49%
Max Acceleration 33.075 g’s 30.70
70.66%
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BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
BATTING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
At bats: 4 Jul 26, 2020 vs. FTB Rockets 2022
Runs: 3 Sep 28, 2019 vs. Baseball U CT
Hits: 3 Oct 03, 2019 vs. Ohio Elite 2021
RBI's: 4 Jun 26, 2020 vs. LHB
Doubles: 2 Jul 10, 2020 vs. Bullpen Redstitch 108 16U
Triples: 1 Jan 20, 2019 vs. SBO CFL 15u
Total bases: 3 Jan 20, 2019 vs. SBO CFL 15u
Walks: 2 Jul 04, 2020 vs. Scorpions South 17U
SAC bunts: 1 May 27, 2019 vs. Fl Dodgers Scout Team 2022
SAC flies: 2 Mar 18, 2018 vs. PHB
Stolen bases: 3 May 24, 2019 vs. Tampa Terror Stealth 2022
Hit by pitch: 1 Jul 27, 2020 vs. Richmond Braves 16U Platinum
PITCHING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
Inn. pitched: 6.2 Jun 20, 2018 vs. Team Orlando Bolts
Runs allowed: 0 Jul 31, 2020 vs. Chargers Baseball
Earned runs: 0 Jul 31, 2020 vs. Chargers Baseball
Hits allowed: 0 Jul 28, 2020 vs. South Charlotte Panthers 2022
Strikeouts: 8 Jun 25, 2018 vs. Florida Burn Platinum 2022
Walks allowed: 0 Jun 26, 2020 vs. 5 Star 16U Raffield
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