Austin Romine

HS Grad 2007
Age 29 and 5 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 18 and 6 mos
Position(s) C  1B, RHP
Ht/Wt 6-1, 195 lb
B/T R/R
School  El Toro
Hometown  Lake Forest, CA USA
Summer Team  Saddleback Devil
Fall Team 
MLB Debut 
Yankees Sep 13, 2011
MLB Draft 
Round 2 by Yankees in 2007
All Americans/All Regions
2007 Rawlings-Perfect Game 1st Team All-American (California - All Region 1st Team)
National Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
65
Position - C
NA
Some say he's the #1 catching prospect in the class. Strong arm and good bat.
CA State Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
NA
Position - C
NA
GPA

Scout Level
SAT
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ACT
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4 yr Commitment
Arizona State

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Best PG Grade
8.5
8/15/2005
Latest Showcase Report
2005 So Cal Top Prospect   Aug 15, 2005
PG Grade: 8.5
Romine is a 6-1, 195 lb. 2007 catcher from Lake Forest, California with a strong athletic frame. Romine showed good arm strength throwing the ball 80 mph down to second base in the workout and 87 mph off the mound. Romine showed good balance and receiving skills behind the plate and flashed a 1.94 pop time. At the plate, Romine starts with a high hand set and an open stance. He showed good balance and strength in his swing with good bat speed. Romine has raw power and showed power to all fields. Romine also pitches and threw an 87 mph fastball, 75 mph slider, and a 70 mph change up. He has a live arm with real solid mechanics off the hill. Romine has a long smooth arm action and throws a tight slider. Romine is a definate two way prospect with a good upside.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.50
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 87 mph
8/15/2005
94.41% Rank
best 95  avg 80
 (2007 class in 2005)

best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class)
60 7.68 sec
8/15/2005
38.98% Rank
best 6.37  avg 7.59
 (2007 class in 2005)

best 6.33  avg 7.45
 (2007 class)
C 80 mph
8/15/2005
97.17% Rank
best 84  avg 73
 (2007 class in 2005)

best 87  avg 73
 (2007 class)
Pop 1.94 sec
8/15/2005
85.38% Rank
best 1.84  avg 2.05
 (2007 class in 2005)

best 1.78  avg 2.05
 (2007 class)
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