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Bayden Root
2018 GRAD
 |  RHP
 |  Kokomo, IN
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
9.5
ABOUT PG GRADES
NATIONAL RANKING
IN STATE RANKING
211 12
9 2
OVERALL
RHP
OVERALL
RHP
Big power in his bat and low 90s RHP
Kokomo
6-3
  215
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
R/R
21 and 1 mos
19 and 7 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2018 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
92
FB VELO
85
IF VELO
90
EXIT VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2017 National Showcase  
Bayden Root is a 2018 3B/RHP with a 6-3 205 lb. frame from Kokomo, IN who attends Kokomo HS. Strong athletic build, some projection still left. Two way prospect, graded out better on the mound this event. Easy loose arm action on the mound, gets lots of extension out front and stays on top of the ball. Fastball topped out at 90 mph, has been up to 92 mph at PG events, good power on his curveball and lands it for strikes, 11/5 shape. Developing change up with fade. Right handed hitter, compact swing, keeps his hands tight through the zone, line drive contact to all fields, has the strength to open up his swing and drive the ball with more separation. Father was drafted in the fifth round as a first baseman then converted to pitcher and peaked at AAA, son has the same profile. Good student, verbal commitment to South Carolina.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+9 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 06/20/2014
+2 MPH
IF VELO SINCE 06/11/2016
+6 MPH
EXIT VELO SINCE 06/11/2016
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2018 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 92 mph 78
99.80%
IF 85 mph 80
77.79%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 90 mph 83
83.93%
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Max Barrel Speed 68.947 mph 66.88
65.23%
Impact Momentum 25.901 24.96
65.44%
Max Acceleration 30.798 g’s 33.56
35.61%
DIAMONDKINETICS TRENDING DATA
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Max Barrel Speed (mph)
BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
BATTING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
At bats: 2 Jul 06, 2017 vs. Viper Baseball Academy
Runs: 1 Jun 30, 2017 vs. Morris Baseball Chiefs
Hits: 1 Jun 30, 2017 vs. Morris Baseball Chiefs
RBI's: 3 Jun 30, 2017 vs. Morris Baseball Chiefs
Doubles: 1 Jun 30, 2017 vs. Morris Baseball Chiefs
Total bases: 2 Jun 30, 2017 vs. Morris Baseball Chiefs
Walks: 1 Jul 03, 2017 vs. Baseball Genius Academy Bombers
Hit by pitch: 1 Jun 30, 2017 vs. Morris Baseball Chiefs
PITCHING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
Inn. pitched: 4.2 Jul 04, 2017 vs. Stars Baseball 17U Grey
Runs allowed: 0 Jul 04, 2017 vs. Stars Baseball 17U Grey
Earned runs: 0 Jul 04, 2017 vs. Stars Baseball 17U Grey
Hits allowed: 1 Jul 04, 2017 vs. Stars Baseball 17U Grey
Strikeouts: 5 Jul 04, 2017 vs. Stars Baseball 17U Grey
Walks allowed: 2 Jul 04, 2017 vs. Stars Baseball 17U Grey
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