Daniel Bakst

HS Grad 2016
Age 19 and 3 mos
Age on 2016 Draft 18 and 6 mos
Position(s) SS  
Ht/Wt 6-2, 190 lb
School  Poly Prep Country Day
Hometown  New York, NY USA
Summer Team  Tri-State Arsenal
Fall Team  Tri-State Arsenal
MLB Draft 
Round 27 by Orioles  in 2016
All Americans/All Regions
2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American
Northeast - All Region 1st Team
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2014 Underclass Honorable Mention 
2015 Underclass 1st Team 
National Rank - Class of 2016 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Position - SS
Bat keeps getting better each time we see him
NY State Rank - Class of 2016 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Position - SS

4 yr Commitment

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Latest Showcase Report
2015 National Showcase   Jun 17, 2015
PG Grade: 10
Daniel Bakst is a 2016 SS with a 6-2 190 lb. frame from New York, NY who attends Poly Prep Country Day. Tall and strong athletic build, very good present strength with more to come. Right handed hitter,straight stance, pronounced move into contact with very good lower half use to help create bat speed, will get out front early at times and reach, loose fast swing with good extension out front, looks to pull the ball and can create back spin and carry, no problem handling velocity. Smooth actions at shortstop, feet work well, big arm strength, trusts his arm and will wait an extra count to make sure feet are positioned, agile and can move around the ball and charge it, might outgrow shortstop but would be an excellent defensive third baseman in that event. Good student, verbal commitment to Stanford.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

IF 91 mph
97.24% Rank
best 95  avg 79
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 95  avg 78
 (2016 class)
Zepp Hitting Metrics
Bat Speed at Impact 92.932 mph
90.70% Rank
best 109.212  avg 79.757
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 109.212  avg 79.263
 (2016 class)
Hand Speed Max 32.234 mph
65.79% Rank
best 45.000  avg 30.634
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 45.000  avg 30.520
 (2016 class)
Time to Impact 0.124 sec
66.54% Rank
best 0.091  avg 0.135
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 0.091  avg 0.135
 (2016 class)
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