Anthony Herron Jr.

HS Grad 2014
Age 22 and 1 mos
Age on 2014 Draft 18 and 3 mos
Position(s) RHP  
Ht/Wt 6-2, 197 lb
School  Affton
Hometown  St. Louis, MO USA
Summer Team  St. Louis Pirates
Fall Team  St. Louis Pirates/St. Louis Mets
MLB Draft 
Round 34 by Mets in 2016
Round 32 by Cardinals in 2014
All Americans/All Regions
2014 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American (Central - All Region 2nd Team)
National Rank - Class of 2014
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Position - RHP
MO State Rank - Class of 2014
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Position - RHP

4 yr Commitment
Missouri State

Juco Commitment
Jefferson CC

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Latest Showcase Report
2013 Midwest Top Prospect Showcase   Aug 16, 2013
PG Grade: 9.5
Anthony Herron Jr. is a 2014 RHP/ with a 6-2 197 lb. frame from St. Louis, MO who attends Affton. Herron has a large athletic build. Short easy arm action to a high 3/4 arm slot. PItches downhill with clean mechanics. Has feel for 4 pitches. Fastball has good arm side run and is heavy. Curveball has 11/5 spin with tight hard action. His change up is straight and developing, has good speed difference, his best pitch is his split finger fastball, which drops straight down at plate. Velocity projects but high level pitcher now. Hit from a square stance, consistent swing, line drive swing, makes solid contact. Defensively, athletic actions, feet work well. Showed off his arm throwing 90 across diamond. Profiles as RHP in pro ball, and a two way guy in college. Named to Top Prospect List.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.50
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 91 mph
96.85% Rank
best 99  avg 82
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 99  avg 80
 (2014 class)
60 7.26 sec
43.86% Rank
best 6.28  avg 7.23
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 6.28  avg 7.31
 (2014 class)
IF 90 mph
95.50% Rank
best 94  avg 79
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 94  avg 78
 (2014 class)
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