Sammy Solis

HS Grad 2007
Age 28 and 7 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 18 and 9 mos
Position(s) LHP  1B
Ht/Wt 6-5, 234 lb
B/T R/L
School  Desert Mountain
Hometown  Litchfield Park, AZ USA
Summer Team  Firebirds
Fall Team 
MLB Debut 
Nationals  4/30/15
MLB Draft 
Round 2 by Nationals  in 2010
Round 18 by Diamondbacks  in 2007
All Americans/All Regions
2007 Rawlings-Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American
West - All Region 1st Team
 
National Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
80
Position - LHP
NA
Big lefty, low 90s, could move way up in spring. Low 90s early on this spring.
AZ State Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
NA
Position - LHP
NA
GPA
3.5
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
San Diego 

College(s) interested in
Arizona State 
Louisiana State 
San Diego 
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
9.5
6/16/2006
Latest Showcase Report
2006 National Showcase   Jun 16, 2006
PG Grade: 9.5
Sammy Solis is a 2007 left hand pitcher from Aqua Fria HS, residing in Litchfield Park, AZ. Solis has a very lanky and loose build on his 6'5" 225 lb. frame. He is still physically maturing and quite projectable in a physical sense. One of the top left handers in the '07 class, more so in terms of future development, he ranked #55 among PG National Top 85 pitchers. He pitches free and easy from a high 3/4 arm slot with a very loose arm. On the back side his arm makes a short circle and he creates good arm speed. Solis has a decent delivery, that gets better on the front side where he gets his hand to excellent extension. His overall effort level is quite low, another good sign going forward. To make it simple, he mixes his pitches well, has good command, is a quick worker, and can simply pitch. Solis has an easy upper 80s fastball that topped at 91 mph. He showed the willingness to compete inside well with the fastball. His breaking ball is a slurvy mid-70s curveball that has decent spin and shape. As he gains strength and more arm speed, that pitch has a chance to develop into an above average pitch. He already has a plus change-up with a lot of arm side life and the ability to use it effectively. Solis has been a highly recruited prospect by top D1 programs and likely will get some crosschecker attention this spring... there simply are not a lot of lefties in the four corners with his present day stuff and projectability.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 91 mph
6/16/2006
94.41% Rank
best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class)
60 7.81 sec
6/16/2006
13.48% Rank
best 6.38  avg 7.39
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 6.33  avg 7.45
 (2007 class)
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