Darius Day

HS Grad 2014
Age 23 and 2 mos
Age on 2014 Draft 19 and 9 mos
Position(s) OF  1B, LHP
Ht/Wt 5-11, 180 lb
School  Simeon Career Academy
Hometown  Chicago, IL USA
Summer Team  Chicago White Sox ACE
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 23 by Rangers in 2014
All Americans/All Regions
2014 Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American
Central - All Region 1st Team
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2012 Underclass 3rd Team
2012 Underclass Honorable Mention
2013 Underclass 2nd Team
National Rank - Class of 2014
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Position - OF
Smooth swing with big power at PG National! 6.52 runner and 94 mph from the OF. PG AA
IL State Rank - Class of 2014
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Position - OF

4 yr Commitment

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PG Grades

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Latest Showcase Report
2013 National Showcase   Jun 13, 2013
PG Grade: 10
Darius Day is a 2014 OF/LHP with a 5-11 180 lb. frame from Chicago, IL who attends Simeon Career Academy. Medium athletic build, slender with wiry strength, young look, very projectable. 6.52 runner, very athletic actions in the outfield, plus arm strength, accurate throws with polished footwork, still learning routes and jumps but can outrun mistakes at present, all the defensive tools you'd want to see. Left handed hitter, balanced stance, short quick hand path to the ball, very fast hands, has surprising power for his size, will overswing at times looking to pull/lift but will learn he doesn't need to. High ceiling athlete with a very strong fundamental base. Chicago based comparisons to a young Curtis Granderson will obvious. Verbal commitment to Arizona. Selected to the Perfect Game All-American Classic.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 88 mph
88.78% Rank
best 99  avg 82
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 99  avg 80
 (2014 class)
60 6.52 sec
97.91% Rank
best 6.28  avg 7.23
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 6.28  avg 7.31
 (2014 class)
OF 94 mph
96.25% Rank
best 100  avg 82
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 100  avg 81
 (2014 class)
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