Rob Whitley

HS Grad 2006
Age 29 and 2 mos
Age on 2006 Draft 17 and 8 mos
Position(s) RHP  
Ht/Wt 5-11, 185 lb
B/T R/R
School  George Washington
Hometown  Danville, VA USA
Summer Team  Legion
Fall Team  North Carolina BB Academy
National Rank - Class of 2006
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2006
Overall
410
Position - RHP
NA
VA State Rank - Class of 2006
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2006
Overall
NA
Position - RHP
NA
GPA
3.1
SAT
1520
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Virginia Tech

College(s) interested in
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Best PG Grade
9.5
12/28/2004
Latest Showcase Report
2005 National Showcase   Jun 17, 2005
PG Grade: 9.5
Rob Whitley is a 2006 right handed pitcher from George Washington HS in Danville, VA, with a medium 5'11", 175 lb. frame. He has a very long arm action with a high 3/4 to overhand release point and a very, very quick arm. He works through a high leg kick with good balance and leverage with good extension at his release point. Whitley's fastball topped out at 90 in Atlanta with slight arm side life. His best pitch is a 69 mph curveball that has true 12/6 downer break and very good sharpness and depth. When he's staying on top of his curveball and throwing it near the strike zone, Whitley is very hard to hit. He likes throwing inside to right handed hitters, which makes him even harder to hit when he's in rhythm. Whitley also threw a couple of 79 mph change ups that can be a good pitch for him in the future. Whitley is a good student who has committed to Virginia Tech.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.50
1.50 improvement beginning on Jun 12, 2004
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 90 mph
6/17/2005
93.01% Rank
best 97  avg 83
 (2006 class in 2005)

best 97  avg 82
 (2006 class)
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