Karsten Whitson

HS Grad 2010
Age 26 and 7 mos
Age on 2010 Draft 18 and 9 mos
Position(s) RHP  
Ht/Wt 6-4, 190 lb
School  Chipley
Hometown  Chipley, FL USA
Summer Team  East Cobb Braves
Fall Team  East Cobb Braves
MLB Draft 
Round 11 by Red Sox in 2014
Round 37 by Nationals in 2013
Round 1 by Padres in 2010
All Americans/All Regions
2010 Rawlings-Perfect Game 1st Team All-American (Florida - All Region 1st Team)
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2009 Underclass 1st Team
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

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2009 National Showcase   Jun 12, 2009
PG Grade: 10
Karsten Whitson is a 2010 RHP with a 6'4'', 190 lb. frame from Chipley, FL who attends Chipley HS. Long and slender athletic build, plus projection. Smooth delivery, maintains balance/direction well. Extremely quick, smooth and easy arm. FB was steady at 92-94 mph, has shown even more, plus sinking life on FB, works FB to spots up and down, primary FB pitcher, maintains velo from stretch. SL is late and sharp at times, gets off barrell late, could add a bit more velocity to SL. Didn't throw change in dome. Sky is the limit talent, early draft prospect. Very good student, verbal to FL. Aflac All-American.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
1.00 improvement beginning on Dec 28, 2007
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 95 mph
99.70% Rank
best 99  avg 84
 (2010 class in 2009)

best 99  avg 83
 (2010 class)
IF 83 mph
96.96% Rank
best 87  avg 74
 (2010 class in 2007)

best 96  avg 76
 (2010 class)
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