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Taylor Hightower
2008 GRAD
 |  C/RHP
 |  Cartersville, GA
MLB DRAFT

ROUND 42 - 2008
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
10
ABOUT PG GRADES
NATIONAL RANKING
GA STATE RANKING
97 NA
NA NA
OVERALL
C
OVERALL
C
Big strong catcher who has power and good arm, amazing pop times at times, Aflac All american. Good in Jupiter
Cartersville
6-1
  190
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
R/R
30 and 3 mos
18 and 8 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2008 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
85
FB VELO
6.78
60 YARD DASH
80
C VELO
1.73
C POP
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2008 World Showcase  
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.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+1 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 06/29/2005
-.36 SEC
60 TIME SINCE 12/28/2005
+1 MPH
C VELO SINCE 12/28/2005
-.05 SEC
POP TIME SINCE 12/28/2005
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2008 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 85 mph 81
86.45%
60 6.78 sec 7.37
95.11%
C 80 mph 71
97.12%
Pop 1.73 sec 2.10
99.64%
DIAMONDKINETICS TRENDING DATA
NON-PG VERIFIED SWINGS
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Max Barrel Speed (mph)
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