Matthew Johnson

HS Grad 2017
Age 19 and 3 mos
Age on 2017 Draft 18 and 9 mos
Position(s) 3B  2B, OF
Ht/Wt 6-0, 180 lb
School  Chaminade Madonna College Prep
Hometown  Plantation, FL USA
Summer Team  Xtreme Underclass 17U
Fall Team  HS team
All Americans/All Regions
2017 Florida Region HM
National Rank - Class of 2017
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 09, 2017
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Position - 3B
FL State Rank - Class of 2017
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 09, 2017
Position - 3B
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2016 Florida Underclass Showcase   Aug 13, 2016
PG Grade: 8
Matthew Johnson is a 2017 MIF/3B, OF, RHP with a 6-0 175 lb. frame from Plantation, FL who attends Chaminade Madonna College Prep. Medium frame with a solid, athletic build and present strength. Ran a 7.26 sixty yard dash. Primary middle infielder, shows good first step angles while ranging to and surrounding the baseball. Clean glove actions while funneling the baseball out front with developing fluidity while working through back hand. Flashed good range to each side with smooth actions while releasing on the run. Creates solid momentum through the baseball to the bag when transitioning into throws. Topped at 79 mph across the infield producing carry and accuracy to the bag. Also worked out defensively from the outfield showing smooth, athletic footwork while closing to the baseball. Clean glove actions with smooth exchanges while working through transfer. Flashed good arm speed at release topping at 78 mph. Throws created on line carry to the bag with accuracy. Right handed hitter with balanced stance and leg lift trigger. Swings with intent while showing good hand quickness to contact. When on time, generated good leverage through extension producing solid jump off the barrel with carry to the outfield gaps. Also pitched using a simple side step delivery to high leg kick. Stays tall on back side at gather and utilizes lower half well while driving to the plate. Fastball has naturally cut to glove side in the mid 70's, topped at 78 mph. Consistently pounded the strike zone, challenging hitters with fastball offering. Curveball has 12/6 shape with good spin and solid depth. Consistently located curveball down in the zone producing swings and missed as well as weak contact. Good student as well.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.00
1.00 improvement beginning on Jun 01, 2013
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 78 mph
20.31% Rank
best 98  avg 81
 (2017 class in 2016)

best 98  avg 80
 (2017 class)
60 7.26 sec
41.84% Rank
best 6.15  avg 7.21
 (2017 class in 2016)

best 6.15  avg 7.33
 (2017 class)
10 SPL 1.78 sec
25.29% Rank
best 1.37  avg 1.70
 (2017 class in 2016)

best 1.37  avg 1.73
 (2017 class)
OF 78 mph
20.94% Rank
best 98  avg 82
 (2017 class in 2016)

best 98  avg 81
 (2017 class)
IF 79 mph
42.19% Rank
best 95  avg 80
 (2017 class in 2016)

best 95  avg 78
 (2017 class)
Exit Velo 83 mph
52.07% Rank
best 104  avg 82
 (2017 class in 2016)

best 104.00  avg 81.00
 (2017 class)
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