Tate Blackman

HS Grad 2014
Age 23 and 9 mos
Age on 2014 Draft 19 and 8 mos
Position(s) SS  2B
Ht/Wt 6-0, 180 lb
School  Lake Brantley
Hometown  Altamonte Springs, FL USA
Summer Team  Orlando Scorpions
Fall Team  Orlando Scorpions
MLB Draft 
Round 13 by White Sox in 2017
Round 20 by Brewers in 2014
All Americans/All Regions
2014 Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American (Florida - All Region 1st Team)
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2012 Underclass 2nd Team
2013 Underclass 1st Team
National Rank - Class of 2014
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Position - SS
Short swing with good bat speed, good defensive tools and athlete. Good at PG Nat. WWBA and Area Codes
FL State Rank - Class of 2014
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Position - SS

Scout Level

4 yr Commitment

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2013 National Showcase   Jun 13, 2013
PG Grade: 10
Tate Blackman is a 2014 SS/2B with a 6-0 180 lb. frame from Altamonte Springs, FL who attends Lake Brantley HS. Medium athletic build, room to get stronger. Right handed hitter, excellent hitting mechanics, very balanced and calm in the box, simple and efficient hand path and swing, deceptively strong with present bat speed and gap power, sees the ball very well and shows strike zone judgment, consistent quality at bats, will surprise with his power. 6.65 runner, sound defensive actions with good footwork, shows athleticism making plays on the run, good arm strength, has the ability to stay in the middle infield at the highest levels. Very polished player who does not stand out physically but who is an outstanding baseball player. Good student, verbal commitment to Mississippi.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 6.65 sec
94.24% Rank
best 6.28  avg 7.23
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 6.28  avg 7.31
 (2014 class)
IF 85 mph
82.74% Rank
best 94  avg 79
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 94  avg 78
 (2014 class)
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