David Cales

HS Grad 2005
Age 30 and 10 mos
Age on 2005 Draft 17 and 10 mos
Position(s) SS  RHP
Ht/Wt 6-0, 177 lb
School  Mount Carmel
Hometown  Chicago, IL USA
Summer Team  Prairie Gravel
Fall Team  WI Blazers
MLB Draft 
Round 24 by Cubs in 2008
National Rank - Class of 2005
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2005
Position - SS
IL State Rank - Class of 2005
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2005
Position - SS

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4 yr Commitment

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2005 World Showcase   Jan 08, 2005
PG Grade: 9
David Cales is a 2005 shortstop/right handed pitcher from Chicago, Illinois with a solid body that shows good strength at 6 ft. 0 177 pounds. He has a simple approach to hitting with good balance and quiet hands with no load. He is very strong and generates a lot of bat speed with a line drive type swing that shows effort. He showed big time power potential to the pull side. The ball explodes off the bat. Defensively, he has quick hands, and a smooth release with good arm strength. He has great instincts and is much quicker than his 60 time would lead you to believe. He is a solid force up the middle. He pitches with a quick arm and some effort. He showed good command of his 88 mph fastball with lots of life. His slider was very sharp at 82 mph. He is a very good hitter with solid defensive skills and he will make a big impact at the next level. David is a good student who has signed with Missouri.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 88 mph
81.93% Rank
best 95  avg 84
 (2005 class in 2005)

best 95  avg 82
 (2005 class)
60 7.89 sec
5.15% Rank
best 6.27  avg 7.28
 (2005 class in 2005)

best 6.23  avg 7.44
 (2005 class)
IF 83 mph
72.30% Rank
best 88  avg 79
 (2005 class in 2005)

best 92  avg 77
 (2005 class)
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