Matthew Thaiss

HS Grad 2013
Age 22 and 4 mos
Age on 2013 Draft 18 and 1 mos
Position(s) C  OF
Ht/Wt 6-0, 198 lb
B/T L/R
School  Jackson Memorial
Hometown  Jackson, NJ USA
Summer Team  Tri State Arsenal
Fall Team  Tri State Arsenal
MLB Draft 
Round 1 by Angels  in 2016
Round 32 by Red Sox  in 2013
All Americans/All Regions
2013 Rawlings-Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American
Northeast - All Region 1st Team
 
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2012 Underclass 3rd Team 
National Rank - Class of 2013 
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Overall
105
Position - C
12
Good catcher and hit left handed bat really impressed @ PG National
NJ State Rank - Class of 2013 
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Overall
3
Position - C
1
GPA
3.8
SAT
1670
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Virginia 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
6/14/2012
Latest Showcase Report
2012 National Showcase   Jun 14, 2012
PG Grade: 10
Matthew Thaiss is a 2013 C/OF with a 6-0 190 lb. frame from Jackson, NJ who attends Jackson Memorial HS. Strong compact athletic build. 7.23 runner, quick actions behind the plate, shows athleticism and flexibility, very good arm strength, quick release, 1.87 best pop, can work on softening hands receiving. Left handed hitter, open stance, quick hands, has present bat speed, can handle 90+ velocity, aggressive swing but retains bat control, flashes pull power, sound hitting approach. Very well rounded tools for a catching prospect, follow very closely. Plays the game hard. Excellent student, verbal commitment to Virginia.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 7.23 sec
6/14/2012
52.15% Rank
best 6.18  avg 7.26
 (2013 class in 2012)

best 6.18  avg 7.33
 (2013 class)
C 82 mph
6/14/2012
94.74% Rank
best 88  avg 75
 (2013 class in 2012)

best 88  avg 74
 (2013 class)
Pop 1.87 sec
6/14/2012
91.98% Rank
best 1.80  avg 2.01
 (2013 class in 2012)

best 1.80  avg 2.03
 (2013 class)
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