Taylor Perkins

HS Grad 2008
Age 28 and 1 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 18 and 5 mos
Position(s) MIF  3B, P
Ht/Wt 6-0, 186 lb
School  Dinwiddie
Hometown  Dinwiddie, VA USA
Summer Team  Richmond Braves '08
Fall Team  Tidewater Orioles
National Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - MIF
Good feet, good bat, it's his best tool, showed 87 on mound and tools in Ft Myers, could be higher
VA State Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - MIF

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4 yr Commitment

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2006 National Underclass Showcase   Dec 28, 2006
PG Grade: 8
Taylor Perkins is a 2008 MIF/3B/OF with a 6'0'', 187 lb. frame from Dinwiddie VA, who attends Dinwiddie. Named to Top Prospect Team. Perkins has a medium sized frame with a strong build. Perkins pitches from a 3/4 arm slot with a short arm action. He has good arm speed with good looseness to it. Perkins has a live arm that works well. He maintains good balance through his delivery and gets extension out front. Perkins is aggressive in the stike zone and really goes after hitters. He throws a sharp curveball as well as a solid slider. Both offspeed piches are projectable and have potential to be good strikeout pitches. Perkins knows how to pitch and demonstrated a high baseball IQ. At the plate, Perkins starts with a sightly open stance and high hands. He generates bat speed and made consistent solid middle of the field contact. Defensively, Perkins has arm strength and good hands. He is a solid two-way prospect and projects better on the mound. He is also an excellent student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 87 mph
94.04% Rank
best 94  avg 81
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class)
60 6.94 sec
93.28% Rank
best 6.53  avg 7.51
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
40 5.11 sec
74.32% Rank
best 4.70  avg 5.26
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 4.70  avg 5.28
 (2008 class)
IF 84 mph
87.30% Rank
best 95  avg 77
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 95  avg 76
 (2008 class)
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