Blake Newman

HS Grad 2016
Age 18 and 8 mos
Age on 2016 Draft 18 and 0 mos
Position(s) 3B  1B, 2B, C, RHP
Ht/Wt 6-4, 210 lb
School  Seton Catholic
Hometown  Chandler, AZ USA
Summer Team  AZ Pro 2015
Fall Team  AZ Pro 2016
National Rank - Class of 2016 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Top 1000
Position - 3B
AZ State Rank - Class of 2016 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Position - 3B

Juco Commitment
San Diego City College 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
Latest Showcase Report
2016 Sunshine West Showcase   Jun 11, 2016
PG Grade: 8.5
Blake Newman is a 2016 3B/1B/RHP with a 6-4 210 lb. frame from Chandler, AZ who attends Seton Catholic HS. Large frame with an athletic build and present strength. Right handed hitter with balanced stance, leg lift trigger and high back elbow set. Shifts into contact well with linear lower half actions. Shows strength at contact with an uphill swing plane that creates leverage through extension. Primarily uses a gap to gap approach but shows to barrel control to work the baseball to all fields. Swing with intent and flashes the bat speed to drive the baseball deep into the gaps. Worked out defensively from the infield a low arm cirlce while separating with a smooth paced glove to hand exchange. Loose, easy arm action while throwing across the infield. Very accurate throws across with good carry. Flashed effiecent first step angles when moving to each side with developing range. Also pitched showing quick torso and lower half actions over front side. High three-quarters arm slot that produces good arm side run on a fastball, topped at 85 mph. Also drops to a sidearm slot creating additional run in the low 80's. Slider had shart tilt and was very deceptive with late break. Can manipulate shape of slider to give more downward depth. Good feel for a changeup that has deceptive, fading action down in the zone. Three all three pitches form the high three-quarters slot and sidearm slot. Shows good command from both arm slots with the ability to work each edge of the plate. Good two way prospect. Grades better as a pitching prospect at this time. Good student as well.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 85 mph
66.27% Rank
best 97  avg 82
 (2016 class in 2016)

best 97  avg 80
 (2016 class)
60 8.59 sec
0.36% Rank
best 6.49  avg 7.39
 (2016 class in 2014)

best 6.29  avg 7.35
 (2016 class)
IF 78 mph
26.23% Rank
best 91  avg 81
 (2016 class in 2016)

best 95  avg 78
 (2016 class)
1B 71 mph
16.95% Rank
best 90  avg 75
 (2016 class in 2014)

best 92  avg 76
 (2016 class)
 Hitting Metrics
Bat Speed at Impact 74.330 mph
22.01% Rank
best 104.771  avg 81.961
 (2016 class in 2016)

best 109.212  avg 79.263
 (2016 class)
Hand Speed Max 28.150 mph
22.69% Rank
best 42.943  avg 31.169
 (2016 class in 2016)

best 45.000  avg 30.520
 (2016 class)
Time to Impact 0.118 sec
50.71% Rank
best 0.100  avg 0.125
 (2016 class in 2016)

best 0.091  avg 0.135
 (2016 class)
Exit Velo 84 mph
47.80% Rank
best 103  avg 84
 (2016 class in 2016)

best 103.00  avg 81.00
 (2016 class)
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