Sam Shields

HS Grad 2013
Age 23 and 1 mos
Age on 2013 Draft 18 and 2 mos
Position(s) RHP  UT
Ht/Wt 6-3, 186 lb
School  Elev8 Sports Institute
Hometown  Boca Raton, FL USA
Summer Team  All American Prospects
Fall Team  All American Prospects
All Americans/All Regions
2013 Florida Region HM
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2012 Underclass Honorable Mention
National Rank - Class of 2013
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
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Position - RHP
FL State Rank - Class of 2013
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Position - RHP

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4 yr Commitment
Palm Beach Atlantic

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2013 World Showcase   Jan 05, 2013
PG Grade: 8
Sam Shields is a 2013 RHP with a 6-4 175 lb. frame from Port Orange, FL who attends Father Lopez HS. Tall and slender projectable build, lots of room to get stronger. High leg lift delivery, drifts out, long stride, gets too far out front and loses leverage, back side doesn't get through on finish, long extended arm action, 3/4's arm slot. Fastball topped at 84 mph, gets some run on fastball at times. Sweeping slider with 10/4 shape. Around the plate with both pitches. Has the ability to improve with adjustments, needs to create leverage and downhill angle on his pitches, has the arm strength and projectability for the next level.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.00
0.50 improvement beginning on Dec 28, 2010
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 84 mph
56.46% Rank
best 97  avg 84
 (2013 class in 2013)

best 98  avg 81
 (2013 class)
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