Anthony (AJ) Balta

HS Grad 2013
Age 22 and 10 mos
Age on 2013 Draft 17 and 10 mos
Position(s) OF  2B
Ht/Wt 5-11, 175 lb
B/T L/R
School  Valencia
Hometown  Valencia, CA USA
Summer Team  So Cal Renegades
Fall Team  Brewers Scout Team
All Americans/All Regions
2013 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American (California - All Region 2nd Team)
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2012 Underclass High Honorable Mention
National Rank - Class of 2013
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Overall
329
Position - OF
69
Showed a nice left handed swing @ PG National
CA State Rank - Class of 2013
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Overall
62
Position - OF
14
GPA

Scout Level
SAT
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ACT
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4 yr Commitment
Oregon

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Best PG Grade
9.5
6/14/2012
Latest Showcase Report
2012 National Showcase   Jun 14, 2012
PG Grade: 9.5
Anthony (AJ) Balta is a 2013 OF/2B with a 5-11 175 lb. frame from Valencia, CA who attends Valencia HS. Medium athletic build, some present strength. 6.84 runner, very sound outfield fundamentals, very good footwork, quick exchange and release, on line accurate throws, charges hard and is aggressive to the ball. Can also play second base at the next level, good hands, feet work well, arm strength solid. Left handed hitter, spread straight stance, short quick swing, stays inside the ball well, line drive contact to all fields, high average approach, can fight off tough pitches. Versatile overall athlete with good approach to the game. Good student, verbal commitment to Oregon.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.50
0.50 improvement beginning on Aug 11, 2011
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 6.84 sec
6/14/2012
86.08% Rank
best 6.18  avg 7.26
 (2013 class in 2012)

best 6.18  avg 7.33
 (2013 class)
OF 89 mph
6/14/2012
88.15% Rank
best 98  avg 82
 (2013 class in 2012)

best 98  avg 81
 (2013 class)
IF 86 mph
8/11/2011
94.83% Rank
best 91  avg 77
 (2013 class in 2011)

best 95  avg 78
 (2013 class)
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