Michael Wright

HS Grad 2006
Age 30 and 3 mos
Age on 2006 Draft 18 and 7 mos
Position(s) OF  
Ht/Wt 5-8, 160 lb
School  Lockhart
Hometown  Lockhart, TX USA
Summer Team  Austin Baseball Club
Fall Team  Austin Baseball Club
National Rank - Class of 2006
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2006
Position - OF
TX State Rank - Class of 2006
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2006
Position - OF

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4 yr Commitment
Notre Dame

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2005 South Top Prospect Showcase   Jul 25, 2005
PG Grade: 8
Wright is a 5-8, 160 lb left handed outfielder from Texas with very good present strength. He's the captain of the All-Time Perfect Game Hustle team. Wright's aggressiveness is almost a distraction and is a sub-plot to any game he's playing in. Wright is a left handed hitter with a run and slap hitting style reminiscent of Ichiro's. Wright has the hand/eye coordination to make consistent solid contact with this approach and he's shown us the discipline to take pitches and take a walk as well. Much like Ichiro, if you hang a pitch on the inside half of the plate, Wright has the pop to hit it into a gap and run for a while as well. Wright gets down to first base around 4.2 every time he hits the ball (or even when he walks) and intimidates infielders on ground balls, who know they need to hurry their throws. Wright will steal bases with abandon (and always a head first Pete Rose slide) and occasionally get thrown out trying to take the extra base but it won't make him hesitant the next time. He's an ideal leadoff hitter. Wright is a good defensive outfielder who will get to a lot of balls. He's best suiting to left field because of his throwing arm. Overall, this is a high performance player who will likely play at a high college level and max out his physical tools. He's a winner. Not surprisingly, Wright is also an outstanding student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 7.16 sec
73.67% Rank
best 6.19  avg 7.40
 (2006 class in 2005)

best 6.19  avg 7.44
 (2006 class)
OF 77 mph
18.14% Rank
best 97  avg 81
 (2006 class in 2005)

best 97  avg 81
 (2006 class)
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