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Richard Atkins
2019 GRAD
 |  LHP
 |  Marion, IA
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
8.5
ABOUT PG GRADES
NATIONAL RANKING
IA STATE RANKING
Top 1000 231
22 6
OVERALL
LHP
OVERALL
LHP
Marion
6-1
  180
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
L/L
19 and 0 mos
18 and 5 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2019 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
85
FB VELO
7.31
60 YARD DASH
1.67
10 YARD SPLIT
77
1B VELO
82
EXIT VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2017 Midwest Underclass Showcase  
Richard Atkins is a 2019 LHP/ with a 6-0 170 lb. frame from Marion, IA who attends Marion. Medium frame with a lean build and wiry strength. Primary left handed pitcher with a smooth paced side step delivery. Stays balanced at gather and works to the plate with drop and drive actions. Lands in line with the plate and carries momentum to target. Clean arm circle at take back and released from a loose three-quarters slot. Fastball jumped out of hand well producing downhill plane with run to arm side in the low to mid 80's, topped at 84 miles per hour. Curveball showed 1/7 shape with tight spin and solid depth in the low 70's. Showed good feel for both fastball and curveball consistently locating to each edge of the plate. Showed good poise while on the mound with a good knowledge for pitching. Also worked out defensively from first base showing clean, sound footwork while surrounding the baseball. Funnels the baseball out front and worked through exchange efficiently. Moves well while working off of the bag. Released from a three-quarters slot producing accurate carry to the bag, topped at 77 miles per hour. Left handed hitter with an upright, slightly open stance and simple leg lift trigger. Created some linear shift into contact with lower half. Loose hand path to baseball with a line drive plane through extension. Throws bat head to contact well and flashed feel for the barrel. Primarily worked to the middle of the field but flashed the ability to work to all fields as well. Very good student. Named to the 2017 Midwest Underclass Showcase, Top Prospect List.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+10 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 08/15/2015
-.25 SEC
60 TIME SINCE 08/21/2015
+5 MPH
1B VELO SINCE 08/21/2015
+12 MPH
EXIT VELO SINCE 08/21/2015
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2019 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 85 mph 82
70.72%
60 7.31 sec 7.40
57.50%
10 SPL 1.67 sec 1.73
69.98%
1B 77 mph 75
58.11%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 82 mph 81
55.60%
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Max Barrel Speed 70.343 mph 64.86
84.96%
Impact Momentum 25.519 24.06
76.85%
Max Acceleration 40.390 g’s 32.30
92.19%
DIAMONDKINETICS TRENDING DATA
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Max Barrel Speed (mph)
BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
PITCHING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
Inn. pitched: 4.0 Sep 30, 2017 vs. Dodgers Scout Team
Runs allowed: 0 Sep 15, 2017 vs. Prodigy Baseball Academy
Earned runs: 0 Sep 15, 2017 vs. Prodigy Baseball Academy
Hits allowed: 0 Sep 30, 2017 vs. Dodgers Scout Team
Strikeouts: 5 Sep 30, 2017 vs. Dodgers Scout Team
Walks allowed: 0 Sep 15, 2017 vs. Prodigy Baseball Academy
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