Taylor Hightower

HS Grad 2008
Age 27 and 10 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 18 and 8 mos
Position(s) C  RHP
Ht/Wt 6-1, 190 lb
B/T R/R
School  Cartersville
Hometown  Cartersville, GA USA
Summer Team  East Cobb
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 42 by Rockies  in 2008
All Americans/All Regions
2008 Rawlings-Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American
Southeast - All Region 1st Team
 
National Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
97
Position - C
NA
Big strong catcher who has power and good arm, amazing pop times at times, Aflac All american. Good in Jupiter
GA State Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
NA
Position - C
NA
GPA
3.8
SAT
1620
ACT
26

4 yr Commitment
Mississippi 

College(s) interested in
Auburn 
Mississippi 
North Carolina 
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
6/15/2007
Latest Showcase Report
2008 World Showcase   Jan 05, 2008
PG Grade: 10
Taylor Hightower is a 2008 C/P with a 6'1'', 195 lb. frame from Cartersville, GA who attends Cartersville HS. Strong athletic build, one of the top catchers in the country, consistent hard contact at the plate, stays on the ball well, very strong hands, hard pull contact, level plane, gap to gap pop, very solid hitter, highest level defensive tools, strong arm, great release and transfer, good footwork, has all the tools you look for, strong student, highest-level prospect with early round draft potential.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 85 mph
12/28/2006
86.45% Rank
best 94  avg 81
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class)
60 6.78 sec
6/15/2007
95.10% Rank
best 6.17  avg 7.37
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
C 80 mph
12/28/2006
97.12% Rank
best 82  avg 71
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 87  avg 73
 (2008 class)
Pop 1.73 sec
12/28/2006
99.64% Rank
best 1.73  avg 2.10
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 1.73  avg 2.07
 (2008 class)
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