Niko Spezial

HS Grad 2009
Age 27 and 7 mos
Age on 2009 Draft 18 and 7 mos
Position(s) LHP  
Ht/Wt 6-3, 207 lb
School  Don Bosco Prep
Hometown  Ramsey, NJ USA
Summer Team  South FL Bandits
Fall Team  South Florida Bandits
MLB Draft 
Round 19 by Nationals in 2013
Round 32 by Pirates in 2009
All Americans/All Regions
2009 Northeast - All Region 1st Team
National Rank - Class of 2009
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - LHP
Lefty up to 87 at PG National, 88 at 18UWWBA, 90 at 17U WWBA, 89 at ECP, 87 at AC
NJ State Rank - Class of 2009
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - LHP

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4 yr Commitment
Wake Forest

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2008 National Showcase   Jun 13, 2008
PG Grade: 9
Niko Spezial is a 2009 LHP with a 6'4'', 207 lb. frame from Ramsey, NJ who attends Don Bosco Prep. Spezial has a good pitchers body and used a Hi 3/4 arm angle to pitch in the upper 80's at the Metrodome. He has deception in his delivery and got a lot of swings and misses. He works both sides of the plate and his fastball showed some life. He also threw a curveball and a change up with sink. He showed good pitching ability and poise. This big lefty has a chance to become a very good pitcher at the highest levels. Spezial is also a good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.00
0.50 improvement beginning on Aug 04, 2008
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)
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