Brendan Illies

HS Grad 2015
Age 20 and 9 mos
Age on 2015 Draft 18 and 8 mos
Position(s) C  RHP
Ht/Wt 6-1, 195 lb
B/T R/R
School  Puyallup
Hometown  Edgewood, WA USA
Summer Team  Chaffey Baseball
Fall Team  GBG
MLB Draft 
Round 33 by Mets  in 2015
All Americans/All Regions
2015 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
West - All Region 1st Team
 
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2013 Underclass 2nd Team 
2014 Underclass 1st Team 
National Rank - Class of 2015 
Ranking Last Updated: May 30, 2015
Overall
219
Position - C
25
Interesting 2 way prospect. Good hitting tools and defensive catcher and up to 88 on mound and can pitch.
WA State Rank - Class of 2015 
Ranking Last Updated: May 30, 2015
Overall
3
Position - C
1
GPA
4.0
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
North Carolina 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
6/11/2013
Latest Showcase Report
2014 National Showcase   Jun 12, 2014
PG Grade: 10
Brendan Illies is a 2015 C/RHP with a 6-1 190 lb. frame from Edgewood, WA who attends Puyallup HS. Strong mature athletic build. Very good defensive tools and actions, good footwork and lateral quickness, long loose whippy arm with very good carry, stays low and compact through release on throws, 1.89 in drills, 2.07 in game, accurate, can make the snap throws behind runners with shortened actions well. Right handed hitter, exaggerated inside the ball approach with a high extended finish, big wrapped start creates length, has lots of strength in his swing and creates bat speed, sees the ball very well and recognizes pitches, good game swings with good timing, mid field contact, has untapped power potential with adjustments. Also pitched, balanced leg raise delivery, quick arm coming through, works downhill and throws strikes with all pitches. Fastball topped out at 88 mph, some arm side running action, tended to slow arm on off speed pitches, showed all four pitches, best stuff was from the stretch. Strong versatile athlete with lots of tools and skills. Excellent student, verbal commitment to North Carolina.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 89 mph
6/11/2013
98.16% Rank
best 94  avg 79
 (2015 class in 2013)

best 97  avg 80
 (2015 class)
60 7.41 sec
6/11/2013
44.71% Rank
best 6.44  avg 7.38
 (2015 class in 2013)

best 6.17  avg 7.33
 (2015 class)
C 81 mph
6/12/2014
92.67% Rank
best 89  avg 74
 (2015 class in 2014)

best 89  avg 73
 (2015 class)
Pop 1.89 sec
6/12/2014
85.13% Rank
best 1.75  avg 2.01
 (2015 class in 2014)

best 1.75  avg 2.03
 (2015 class)
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