Joe Gruszka

HS Grad 2016
Age 19 and 0 mos
Age on 2016 Draft 18 and 3 mos
Position(s) C  3B, MIF
Ht/Wt 5-11, 185 lb
B/T L/R
School  Starrs Mill
Hometown  Fayetteville, GA USA
Summer Team  Home Plate Chilidogs
Fall Team  Home Plate Chilidogs
All Americans/All Regions
2016 Southeast Region HM 
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2015 Underclass Honorable Mention 
National Rank - Class of 2016 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Overall
Top 1000
Position - C
198
GA State Rank - Class of 2016 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Overall
136
Position - C
20
GPA
3.2
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
UNC-Asheville 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
8.5
8/23/2014
Latest Showcase Report
2015 Sunshine Southeast Showcase   May 30, 2015
PG Grade: 8.5
Joe Gruszka is a 2016 C/MIF, 3B with a 5-10 185 lb. frame from Fayetteville, GA who attends Starrs Mill. Has medium frame with athletic build. Defensivly, strong arm behind plate reaching up to 78 MPH. Gains ground well with quick feet, could see improvement in 2.00 pop time as actions develop. Has a high baseball IQ and shows the ability to take over game from behind the dish. 7.13 runner. At the plate, left handed hitter that starts with an open stance. Short, quick swing with signs of lift. Swing can get uphill at time. Flashed power potential to pull side. Solid extension with occasional rollover. Good Student.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 7.13 sec
5/30/2015
60.59% Rank
best 6.29  avg 7.27
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 6.29  avg 7.35
 (2016 class)
C 78 mph
5/30/2015
75.16% Rank
best 85  avg 74
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 86  avg 74
 (2016 class)
Pop 1.98 sec
8/23/2014
63.40% Rank
best 1.75  avg 2.02
 (2016 class in 2014)

best 1.75  avg 2.03
 (2016 class)
Zepp Hitting Metrics
Bat Speed at Impact 86.000 mph
5/30/2015
73.23% Rank
best 109.212  avg 79.757
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 109.212  avg 79.263
 (2016 class)
Hand Speed Max 37.000 mph
5/30/2015
93.24% Rank
best 45.000  avg 30.634
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 45.000  avg 30.520
 (2016 class)
Time to Impact 0.102 sec
5/30/2015
94.51% Rank
best 0.091  avg 0.135
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 0.091  avg 0.135
 (2016 class)
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