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Russ Branch
2016 GRAD
 |  RHP/MIF
 |  Polkville, NC
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
7.5
ABOUT PG GRADES
NATIONAL RANKING
NC STATE RANKING
Top 1000 847
89 29
OVERALL
RHP
OVERALL
RHP
Burns
5-7
  170
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
R/R
21 and 10 mos
18 and 4 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2016 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
77
FB VELO
7.53
60 YARD DASH
76
IF VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2015 National Academic Showcase  
Russ Branch is a 2016 RHP/MIF with a 5-9 160 lb. frame from Polkville, NC who attends Burns HS. Medium, compact build with some present strength. Primary righthanded pitcher, short, compact arm-action to a sidearm slot. Stays balanced throughout delivery, fastball up to 74 mph, offering shows run and sink. Also mixes in slider with sweeping action and developing feel for a changeup with some fade. Showed ability to throw strikes consistently and generate weak contact. Showed soft hands and decent agility in the middle infield, accurate throws to bases. Right handed hitter, straight stance, simple hand load, works uphill and shows natural lift. Ball can carry to pullside, shows developing feel for barrel. Excellent student.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+2 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 08/15/2014
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2016 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 77 mph 81
15.91%
60 7.53 sec 7.39
34.18%
IF 76 mph 77
34.97%
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