Ricky Knapp

HS Grad 2010
Age 26 and 0 mos
Age on 2010 Draft 18 and 0 mos
Position(s) RHP  
Ht/Wt 6-1, 180 lb
School  Port Charlotte
Hometown  Port Charlotte, FL USA
Summer Team  Orlando Scorpions
Fall Team  Orlando Scorpions
MLB Draft 
Round 8 by Mets in 2013
Round 44 by Tigers in 2010
All Americans/All Regions
2010 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American (Florida - All Region 1st Team)
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2009 Underclass Honorable Mention
National Rank - Class of 2010
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2010
Position - RHP
FL State Rank - Class of 2010
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2010
Position - RHP

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4 yr Commitment
Florida Gulf Coast

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2009 National Showcase   Jun 12, 2009
PG Grade: 9.5
Ricky Knapp is a 2010 RHP with a 6'1'', 180 lb. frame from Port Charlotte, FL who attends Port Charlotte HS. Lean athletic body, plenty of projection. Full delivery with some deception, fairly fast paced, repeats delivery well. FB 85-88 mph, we've seen a little better in the past, pitches to corners. SL has big sweeping break, works SL away from RHH's, good sharpness, show me type slower CB as off speed, tends to slow arm at times on change, mixes pitches/locations very well, rarely the same pitch twice. Very good command. Father is pitching coach of the Detroit Tigers, background shows in approach. Quality of stuff steadily improving. Anything is possible here. Should end up low 90s with three/four quality pitches and command. Excellent student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.50
1.50 improvement beginning on Jun 11, 2007
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 89 mph
91.57% Rank
best 99  avg 84
 (2010 class in 2009)

best 99  avg 83
 (2010 class)
60 7.53 sec
44.80% Rank
best 6.52  avg 7.50
 (2010 class in 2008)

best 6.11  avg 7.43
 (2010 class)
IF 76 mph
60% Rank
best 87  avg 74
 (2010 class in 2007)

best 96  avg 76
 (2010 class)
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