Matt Boyd

HS Grad 2009
Age 27 and 3 mos
Age on 2009 Draft 18 and 4 mos
Position(s) 1B  LHP
Ht/Wt 6-3, 225 lb
School  Eastside Catholic
Hometown  Mercer Island, WA USA
Summer Team  Mudville 18U Mack
Fall Team  Mudville 18U Mack
MLB Debut 
Blue Jays Jun 27, 2015
MLB Draft 
Round 6 by Blue Jays in 2013
Round 13 by Reds in 2012
All Americans/All Regions
2009 West - All Region 1st Team
National Rank - Class of 2009
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - 1B
Follow LH bat, great body, shows power, also threw mid 80s at AC, 90 at Jupiter and looked good
WA State Rank - Class of 2009
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - 1B

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4 yr Commitment
Oregon State

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2006 National Underclass Showcase   Dec 28, 2006
PG Grade: 7.5
Matt Boyd is a 2009 1B/P with a 6'1'', 190 lb. frame from Mercer Island WA, who attends Eastside Catholic. Boyd has a big frame with a good athletic build. Defensively, Boyd has developing arm strength and throws with a loose arm action. He has soft hands and makes the picks well at first base. Boyd has solid footwork and moves very well around the base. He has solid actions with nice body control. At the plate, Boyd starts with a slightly open stance and swings from a crouch. He has low hands with a busy load before he swings. Boyd generates some raw bat speed and has some power potential in there. He has good hand eye coordination as he centers the baseball up well. Boyd pitches from a 3/4 arm slot with a live arm. He uses a short arm action and uses a consistent repeatable delivery. He has a good upside and is a very good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 7.50
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 90 mph
93.80% Rank
best 98  avg 84
 (2009 class in 2008)

best 98  avg 83
 (2009 class)
60 8.10 sec
11.14% Rank
best 6.61  avg 7.61
 (2009 class in 2006)

best 6.21  avg 7.43
 (2009 class)
1B 77 mph
84.62% Rank
best 84  avg 71
 (2009 class in 2006)

best 91  avg 76
 (2009 class)
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