Richard Gilbert

HS Grad 2017
Age 18 and 7 mos
Age on 2017 Draft 18 and 11 mos
Position(s) LHP  1B, OF
Ht/Wt 6-2, 203 lb
B/T R/L
School  Johnson
Hometown  San Antonio, TX USA
Summer Team  Houston Banditos
Fall Team  Houston Banditos
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2015 Underclass Honorable Mention 
2016 Underclass High Honorable Mention 
National Rank - Class of 2017 
Ranking Last Updated: Feb 02, 2017
Overall

Premium level
Position - LHP

Premium level
TX State Rank - Class of 2017 
Ranking Last Updated: Feb 02, 2017
Overall

Premium level
Position - LHP

Premium level
GPA
3.90
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Texas Tech 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
8.5
8/8/2014
Latest Showcase Report
2014 South Underclass Showcase   Aug 08, 2014
PG Grade: 8.5
Richard Gilbert is a 2017 LHP/1B, OF with a 6-0 170 lb. frame from San Antonio, TX who attends Johnson. Large, athletic frame with a lean and projectable build. Ran a 7.40 60-yard dash. Primary left-handed pitcher, works from a three-quarter arm slot with a compact arm action in the back. Balanced delivery with nice uses of lower half and an online finish towards the plate. Ball comes out of hand easy and clean. Has an understanding of how to pitch, worked fastball knee high to both sides of the plate, topping at 84 mph with slight run to his arm side. His curveball shows tight spin with 1-7 shape. Slows arm action on changeup a bit but has nice fade to arm side at 72 mph. Mixed all three pitches well, inducing ground ball contact when put in play. Switch hitter, shows a short line drive swing from the right side with fluidity. Start with high hands from the left side, gets to front foot early, quick bat with middle of the field contact. Named to South Underclass Top Prospect List. Very good student.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 88 mph
7/1/2016
89.71% Rank
best 97  avg 81
 (2017 class in 2016)

best 97  avg 79
 (2017 class)
60 7.40 sec
8/8/2014
58.12% Rank
best 6.52  avg 7.50
 (2017 class in 2014)

best 6.15  avg 7.33
 (2017 class)
OF 83 mph
8/8/2014
81.58% Rank
best 92  avg 77
 (2017 class in 2014)

best 98  avg 81
 (2017 class)
1B 81 mph
8/8/2014
94.62% Rank
best 84  avg 73
 (2017 class in 2014)

best 95  avg 75
 (2017 class)
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