Max Knutson

HS Grad 2013
Age 22 and 5 mos
Age on 2013 Draft 18 and 2 mos
Position(s) LHP  OF
Ht/Wt 6-2, 205 lb
B/T L/L
School  Mounds View
Hometown  Arden Hills, MN USA
Summer Team  Tri City Red Legion
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 12 by Orioles  in 2016
All Americans/All Regions
2013 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
Central - All Region 1st Team
 
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2011 Underclass High Honorable Mention 
2012 Underclass 2nd Team 
National Rank - Class of 2013 
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Overall
321
Position - LHP
38
Athletic LHP who has was up to 91 mph @ PG National. Also ran a 6.6
MN State Rank - Class of 2013 
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Overall
3
Position - LHP
1
GPA
3.0
SAT
--
ACT
23

4 yr Commitment
Nebraska 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
4/20/2013
Latest Showcase Report
2013 Spring Top Prospect Showcase   Apr 20, 2013
PG Grade: 10
Max Knutson is a 2013 LHP/OF with a 6-2 205 lb. frame from Arden Hills, MN who attends Mounds View HS. Very athletic build with lots of present strength. Slow paced leg raise delivery, good coil, has made significant delivery improvements since last summer, clean full arm action, 3/4's release point, arm is fast and loose. Tends to drift to plate from wind up and get ahead of arm, best velocity is from the stretch. Fastball to 92 mph, velocity comes easily, still touching 92 in 3rd inning from stretch, fastball mostly straight with occasional run, very effective when down in the zone. Primary fastball pitcher, off speed pitches still developing, tends to slow arm and body and shorten arm arch on curveball and change up. Also showed big time arm strength and athletic actions in the outfield, has run 6.54 in the past. Left handed hitter, short swing for his size, line drive plane, has some bat speed, swung bat well in games. Developing off speed pitches will be key for him. High ceiling physical talent. Good student, signed with Nebraska.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 92 mph
4/20/2013
97.82% Rank
best 97  avg 84
 (2013 class in 2013)

best 98  avg 81
 (2013 class)
60 6.54 sec
6/14/2012
98.01% Rank
best 6.18  avg 7.26
 (2013 class in 2012)

best 6.18  avg 7.33
 (2013 class)
OF 94 mph
4/20/2013
97.94% Rank
best 95  avg 84
 (2013 class in 2013)

best 98  avg 81
 (2013 class)
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