Joel Huertas Ortiz

HS Grad 2014
Age 21 and 5 mos
Age on 2014 Draft 18 and 3 mos
Position(s) LHP  
Ht/Wt 6-3, 210 lb
B/T S/L
School 
Hometown  Dorado, PR USA
Summer Team  Raiders
Fall Team  Raiders
MLB Draft 
Round 16 by Mets  in 2014
All Americans/All Regions
2014 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
Canada/Puerto Rico - All Region 1st Team
 
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2013 Underclass High Honorable Mention 
National Rank - Class of 2014 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Overall
274
Position - LHP
29
PR State Rank - Class of 2014 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Overall
6
Position - LHP
NA
GPA
3.5
SAT
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ACT
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
11/15/2013
Latest Showcase Report
2013 Caribbean Top Prospect Showcase   Nov 15, 2013
PG Grade: 10
Joel Huertas Ortiz is a 2014 LHP with a 6-3 210 lb. frame from Dorado, PR who attends Carmen Sol HS. Big mature build with good lower half strength. Slow paced hand drop delivery, medium length arm action, arm is smooth and works well, gets downhill from a high 3/4's arm slot, tends to drift to third base side in delivery. Fastball topped out at 90 mph, has improved 6 mph over the past year, fastball mostly straight with some sink at the bottom of the zone, pitches to his arm side consistently. Curveball has tight spin and downer bite, good depth at times, could throw CB more, potential plus pitch with more feel/command. Rare change up was a bit firm. Shows big improvement and two pro quality pitches on a strong lefty. Good student. Named to the Caribbean Showcase Top Prospect team.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 90 mph
11/15/2013
95.02% Rank
best 99  avg 82
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 99  avg 80
 (2014 class)
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