Matt Hobgood

HS Grad 2009
Age 27 and 10 mos
Age on 2009 Draft 18 and 10 mos
Position(s) RHP  1B
Ht/Wt 6-4, 240 lb
School  Norco
Hometown  Norco, CA USA
Summer Team  Trombly Braves
Fall Team  Kansas City Royals
MLB Draft 
Round 1 by Orioles in 2009
All Americans/All Regions
2009 Rawlings-Perfect Game 1st Team All-American (California - All Region 1st Team)
National Rank - Class of 2009
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - RHP
90+ with big body and loose arm and can hit with power, good at PG events, hit some bombs and threw 93 at AC, 93 at Jupiter
CA State Rank - Class of 2009
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - RHP

Scout Level

4 yr Commitment
Cal State Fullerton

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2008 California Underclass Showcase   Jan 19, 2008
PG Grade: 8
Matt Hobgood is a 2009 RHP/1B with a 6'4'', 240 lb. frame from Norco, CA who attends Norco. Hobgood has a taller body with a thick strong build. Defensively, Hobgood has good actions at first base and moves well around the bag. He has a very strong arm across the infield with very good carry on his throws. At the plate, Hobgood has good raw power potential with a lot of strength in his swing presently. The ball jumps off his bat and he gets very good extension out front. He has a lot of good raw hitting tools to work with. Hobgood throws 88-90 from the mound but did not pitch at this event and would have graded higher.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
2.00 improvement beginning on Jan 19, 2008
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 94 mph
99.45% Rank
best 98  avg 84
 (2009 class in 2008)

best 98  avg 83
 (2009 class)
1B 88 mph
98.19% Rank
best 89  avg 77
 (2009 class in 2008)

best 91  avg 76
 (2009 class)
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