Matthew Kinney

HS Grad 2011
Age 25 and 5 mos
Age on 2011 Draft 18 and 8 mos
Position(s) LHP  1B, OF
Ht/Wt 6-0, 190 lb
School  Blessed Trinity Cath
Hometown  Alpharetta, GA USA
Summer Team  18u Astros
Fall Team 
All Americans/All Regions
2011 Southeast Region HM
National Rank - Class of 2011
Ranking Last Updated: May 18, 2011
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Position - LHP
GA State Rank - Class of 2011
Ranking Last Updated: May 18, 2011
Position - LHP

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2010 Southeast Top Prospect Showcase   Aug 21, 2010
PG Grade: 8.5
Matthew Kinney is a 2011 OF/LHP with a 5-11 165 lb. frame from Alpharetta, GA who attends Blessed Trinity HS. Slender young athletic build. Aggressive hitter, solid approach, quick hands to the ball, good bat speed, stays balanced, leg tuck load but gets it down in good time, mid field contact, has some late lift in swing, should continue to develop as a hitter. Didn't run 60 but very aggressive base runner with good speed. Shows solid outfield arm strength, good throwing fundamentals. Also pitched, short stride, recoils on release, raw delivery mechanics, shows arm strength with 82-84 mph fastball, limited feel. Excellent student.
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Best PG Grade: 8.50
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Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 84 mph
49.31% Rank
best 94  avg 85
 (2011 class in 2011)

best 97  avg 81
 (2011 class)
OF 84 mph
63.99% Rank
best 95  avg 81
 (2011 class in 2010)

best 97  avg 80
 (2011 class)
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