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Joshua Merced
2019 GRAD
 |  OF/1B
 |  Miramar, FL
Best PG Grade
7.5
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St. Thomas Aquinas
6-1
  180
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
R/R
19 and 7 mos
18 and 3 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2019 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
67
FB VELO
7.57
60 YARD DASH
1.68
10 YARD SPLIT
74
OF VELO
73
1B VELO
75
EXIT VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2018 National Academic Showcase  
Joshua Merced is a 2019 OF/RHP, OF with a 6-1 180 lb. frame from Miramar, FL who attends St. Thomas Aquinas. Medium frame with longer limbs and a solid build. Projects for additional strength. Primary outfielder with smooth paced, clean footwork while closing to and working through the baseball. Funnels baseball and worked through exchange with developing fluidity. Got the baseball out quickly producing some carry to the bag at 74 miles per hour. Also worked out defensively from first base displaying sound footwork while centering the baseball and working off the bag. Funnels well and worked through exchange quickly. Created some accurate carry to the bag while throwing across the infield at 73 miles per hour. Right handed hitter with an upright, even stance and simple front side trigger. Stays on back side and works to contact with rotational lower half actions. Loose, extended path to contact with a smooth, slightly lifted barrel plane through extension. Displayed good feel for the barrel with the ability to work to the ball to all fields. Consistently drove the baseball to the middle of the field on a line showing the strength to split the gaps when squared. Good student as well.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+6 MPH
OF VELO SINCE 05/14/2016
+5 MPH
EXIT VELO SINCE 05/14/2016
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2019 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 67 mph 75
4.38%
60 7.57 sec 7.47
36.63%
10 SPL 1.68 sec 1.75
70.16%
OF 74 mph 82
6.24%
1B 73 mph 77
21.98%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 75 mph 83
8.54%
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Max Barrel Speed 61.466 mph 65.65
21.21%
Impact Momentum 23.113 24.49
27.11%
Max Acceleration 26.968 g’s 32.06
15.56%
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BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
BATTING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
At bats: 3 Sep 01, 2018 vs. Central Florida Play Hard 18U
Runs: 1 Sep 30, 2018 vs. FTB POWERHOUSE
Hits: 1 Sep 29, 2018 vs. Florida Burn 2019 Premier
Total bases: 1 Sep 29, 2018 vs. Florida Burn 2019 Premier
Walks: 1 Sep 30, 2018 vs. FTB POWERHOUSE
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