Richie Shaffer

HS Grad 2009
Age 27 and 1 mos
Age on 2009 Draft 18 and 2 mos
Position(s) 3B  RHP, SS
Ht/Wt 6-3, 190 lb
School  Providence
Hometown  Charlotte, NC USA
Summer Team  South Charlotte Panthers
Fall Team  South Charlotte Panthers
MLB Debut 
Rays Aug 03, 2015
MLB Draft 
Round 1 by Rays in 2012
Round 25 by Dodgers in 2009
All Americans/All Regions
2009 Rawlings-Perfect Game 1st Team All-American (Atlantic - All Region 1st Team)
National Rank - Class of 2009
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - 3B
Good MIF, good arm, pro body, big tools displayed at PG National, showed power at WWBA, ECP and Aflac, also a pitching prospect
NC State Rank - Class of 2009
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - 3B

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4 yr Commitment

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2008 National Showcase   Jun 13, 2008
PG Grade: 10
Richie Shaffer is a 2009 3B/SS/P with a 6'3'', 190 lb. frame from Charlotte, NC who attends Providence. Shaffer has a very athletic strong build and can do it all. He has very fluid infield actions and has hands work well. He throws easy with great carry across the diamond topping out at 91mph. He has good bat speed at the plate and the ball flies off his bat. He has easy power and can drive the ball to all fields. He has huge power potential and his bat projects very large with some minor adjustments. He also can get on the mound and topped out at 90 at the Metrodome, with more to come. Shaffer is an outstanding baseball player and a top 2009 draft follow. He is also an very good student and has verbally committed to Clemson. Aflac All American
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 90 mph
93.80% Rank
best 98  avg 84
 (2009 class in 2008)

best 98  avg 83
 (2009 class)
60 6.84 sec
89.97% Rank
best 6.21  avg 7.34
 (2009 class in 2008)

best 6.21  avg 7.43
 (2009 class)
IF 91 mph
99.00% Rank
best 93  avg 78
 (2009 class in 2008)

best 93  avg 77
 (2009 class)
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