Jon Merrill

HS Grad 2015
Age 20 and 6 mos
Age on 2015 Draft 18 and 9 mos
Position(s) RHP  C, IF
Ht/Wt 6-0, 172 lb
B/T R/R
School  A C Reynolds
Hometown  Fletcher, NC USA
Summer Team  Mountain Expos 17U Black
Fall Team  Mountain Expos 17U Black
All Americans/All Regions
2015 Atlantic Region HM 
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2014 Underclass Honorable Mention 
National Rank - Class of 2015 
Ranking Last Updated: May 30, 2015
Overall
High Follow
Position - RHP
890
NC State Rank - Class of 2015 
Ranking Last Updated: May 30, 2015
Overall
112
Position - RHP
34
GPA
3.83
SAT
1670
ACT
26
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
8
12/28/2013
Latest Showcase Report
2013 National Underclass Showcase-Main Event   Dec 28, 2013
PG Grade: 8
Jon Merrill is a 2015 RHP/C with a 6-0 165 lb. frame from Fletcher, NC who attends A C Reynolds HS. Athletic build with some present strength and room for more, young look. Smooth balanced delivery, smooth easy arm action, high 3/4's arm slot, stays tall and works downhill. Fastball topped at 81 mph with good angle, mostly straight but consistently low in the zone. Throws two different breaking balls, curveball has sharp 11/5 break and shape, later shorter break on the slider, both good pitches. Nice change up with good sink and feel. Has an idea how to pitch and is going to add velocity with maturity. Young catching tools on defense, tends to set high targets and jab at ball, has arm strength with raw footwork, 2.10 best pop time. Right handed hitter, spread stance, upper half rotational swing, stays short to the ball and makes consistent contact to the middle of the field. Plays hard and competes. Good student. Named to the National Underclass Showcase Top Prospect Team.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 83 mph
7/4/2014
57.04% Rank
best 97  avg 82
 (2015 class in 2014)

best 97  avg 80
 (2015 class)
60 7.29 sec
12/28/2013
57.00% Rank
best 6.44  avg 7.38
 (2015 class in 2013)

best 6.17  avg 7.33
 (2015 class)
C 73 mph
12/28/2013
45.68% Rank
best 84  avg 73
 (2015 class in 2013)

best 89  avg 73
 (2015 class)
Pop 2.10 sec
12/28/2013
30.80% Rank
best 1.78  avg 2.04
 (2015 class in 2013)

best 1.75  avg 2.03
 (2015 class)
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