Jack Armstrong

HS Grad 2008
Age 27 and 2 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 18 and 5 mos
Position(s) RHP  1B
Ht/Wt 6-7, 200 lb
B/T R/R
School  Jupiter
Hometown  Jupiter, FL USA
Summer Team  All American Prospects
Fall Team  All American Prospects
MLB Draft 
Round 3 by Astros  in 2011
Round 36 by Rangers  in 2008
All Americans/All Regions
2008 Rawlings-Perfect Game 1st Team All-American
Florida - All Region 1st Team
 
National Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
54
Position - RHP
NA
6'6/190, son of former MLB pitcher Jack, low 90s already, watchout! Big athlete, Turned it up at Aflac, good in Jupiter WWBA
FL State Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
NA
Position - RHP
NA
GPA
3.97
SAT
1150
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Vanderbilt 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
12/28/2006
Latest Showcase Report
2007 National Showcase   Jun 15, 2007
PG Grade: 10
Jack Armstrong is a 2008 RHP/1B with a 6'7'', 200 lb. frame from Jupiter, FL who attends Jupiter HS. He has a long, loose and athletic build with tons of projection. Armstrong has a very loose and long arm action and throws with little effort. He has very good downward plane to his pitches from a high 3/4's release point. Armstrong hasn't gained any velocity in the last year and threw 87-89 mph in Cincinnati, touching 90 mph a couple of times, but it's obvious that there is plenty more in his arm. Armstrong tended to pull off and down early on his pitches and this left him casting his curveball frequently, leaving it with a big rolling break. When he stayed over it it showed good downer break. He also mixed in a few 78 mph change ups. Armstrong is highly athletic and shows plus power as a first baseman and runs the 60 in 6.91. During the summer WWBA events he stood out more as a first baseman than as a pitcher, actually. Armstrong is also a star basketball player and comes from a very athletic family. His father Jack was a former 1st round pick and ML pitcher and his mother's brother played quarterback in the NFL. Armstrong is an outstanding student. Selected to 2007 Aflac All-American team.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 91 mph
10/25/2007
95.04% Rank
best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class)
60 6.91 sec
6/15/2007
89.01% Rank
best 6.17  avg 7.37
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
1B 83 mph
12/28/2006
97.20% Rank
best 90  avg 74
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 92  avg 75
 (2008 class)
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