Patrick Johnson

HS Grad 2007
Age 28 and 11 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 18 and 9 mos
Position(s) RHP  SS
Ht/Wt 5-10, 170 lb
B/T R/R
School  Saint Stephens
Hometown  Conover, NC USA
Summer Team  Dirtbags
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 25 by Rockies  in 2011
All Americans/All Regions
2007 Atlantic - All Region 1st Team 
National Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
244
Position - RHP
NA
Small RHP but one of the best, excellent athlete, low 90s, big winner. 92 at WWBA Jupiter for Dirtbags. College All American!
NC State Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
NA
Position - RHP
NA
GPA
--
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
North Carolina 

College(s) interested in
Clemson 
Georgia Tech 
North Carolina 
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
9.5
12/28/2004
Latest Showcase Report
2006 National Showcase   Jun 16, 2006
PG Grade: 9
Patrick Johnson is a 2007 right hand pitcher from St. Stephen's HS, residing in Conover, NC. Johnson is a "small" righty with an average build on his 5'10" 170 lb. frame. One positive physical attribute he does have are long arms, sort of overcoming his lack of significant height. Johnson also plays some middle infield and hits from the right side. His best postion is on the mound, where he ranked #64 among PG National Top 85 pitchers and when we saw him later in the summer in the WWBA 17U tournament, he was better than that. He is a very good athlete on the mound, with a nice delivery. Johnson has a long arm action and an arc that with his arm speed provides a lot of life on his pitches. He makes a clean circle on the backside. His is a very good arm action, best described as long, easy, and quick. Most outstanding is that Johnson is very polished on the mound, working efficiently and aggressively. There is a presence about him that puts hitters on their heels. Johnson has a quality three pitch mix and command of all of them. His delivery is free and easy with good rhythm, allowing him to be aggressive with the ball. Johnson has good body balance that allows his hand to command the ball at release. His fastball is 87-90 with good arm side ride and he showed the ability work vertically with the fastball, which can be quite lively at the plate. Johnson also has a snappy and tight 72-74 two-plane curveball with quick and late change of direction. He throws his change-up with plus feel and arm action. Johnson really is only lacking size and the way he goes about his business and with his stuff, that lack of size is not a BIG issue, pardon the pun. He is a good athlete and posted a 6.76 laser timed 60. A top tier D1 prospect that can be expected to come to school.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 92 mph
7/3/2007
96.98% Rank
best 96  avg 84
 (2007 class in 2007)

best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class)
60 6.76 sec
6/16/2006
96.94% Rank
best 6.38  avg 7.39
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 6.33  avg 7.45
 (2007 class)
IF 88 mph
12/28/2005
98.66% Rank
best 91  avg 76
 (2007 class in 2005)

best 94  avg 76
 (2007 class)
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