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Dan Merkel
2021 GRAD
 |  RHP/OF
 |  Millstone, NJ
UNCOMMITTED
Best PG Grade
8.5
ABOUT PG GRADES
Allentown
6-0  
185
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
R/R
17 and 0 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE
PG EVENT RESULTS
88
FB VELO
7.36
60 YARD DASH
1.68
10 YARD SPLIT
84
OF VELO
80
EXIT VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2017 National Underclass Showcase-Main Event  
Dan Merkel is a 2021 OF/RHP with a 5-11 170 lb. frame from Millstone, NJ who attends Allentown HS. Recorded a 7.36 second 60-yard dash time. Athletic and strong frame who projects well physically. Primary outfielder with quick feet and makes accurate throws. Arm strength recorded up to 84 mph across and attacks the ball well. Longer arm action and has good carry and arm speed. Secondary righthanded pitcher who graded out best from the position. Good tempo and a quick take away with a shorter arm path and good arm speed. Small step into a chest high leg lift. Very quick hand and fastball up to 85 mph. Very advanced feel for the breaking ball with tight spin and late, sharp 12/6 break. Commands the fastball and curveball exceptionally well and should absolutely pitch more. Righthanded hitter with a high hand set and a high back elbow. Shows barrel tilt and has a full path to contact. Present bat speed and lift with definite tools offensively. Great student.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+4 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 07/02/2017
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2021 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 88 mph 76
99.04%
60 7.36 sec 7.72
77.55%
10 SPL 1.68 sec 1.76
73.15%
OF 84 mph 74
95.27%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 80 mph 75
78.03%
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Max Barrel Speed 62.862 mph 59.86
71.55%
Impact Momentum 23.745 21.87
84.74%
Max Acceleration 28.788 g’s 28.84
57.89%
DIAMONDKINETICS TRENDING DATA
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Max Barrel Speed (mph)
BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
BATTING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
At bats: 4 Jun 30, 2018 vs. eXposure North Prime 15U
Runs: 3 Jul 17, 2018 vs. Top Tier Americans 15U
Hits: 3 Jun 02, 2018 vs. North Atlantic Select 2021
RBI's: 3 Jul 14, 2018 vs. Citius NTX Klausing
Doubles: 2 Jun 02, 2018 vs. North Atlantic Select 2021
Triples: 1 Jun 30, 2018 vs. Team Elite 15U Prime
Total bases: 4 Jun 27, 2018 vs. South Shore Seadogs
Walks: 2 Jul 05, 2019 vs. Upstate Mavericks 16U ST
SAC bunts: 1 Jul 05, 2017 vs. IBAHS
SAC flies: 1 Jul 03, 2017 vs. Hurricanes
Stolen bases: 3 Jun 16, 2018 vs. Compete Academy Mavs
Hit by pitch: 2 Jul 10, 2019 vs. MSI 2021
PITCHING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
Inn. pitched: 7.0 Jul 07, 2018 vs. Home Plate Chili Dogs 16U Argila
Runs allowed: 0 Jul 15, 2018 vs. Louisiana Knights 15U Elite
Earned runs: 0 Jul 15, 2018 vs. Louisiana Knights 15U Elite
Hits allowed: 0 Jun 16, 2018 vs. Compete Academy Mavs
Strikeouts: 13 Jul 07, 2018 vs. Home Plate Chili Dogs 16U Argila
Walks allowed: 0 Jun 25, 2018 vs. Florida Grinders 15U Select
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