AJ Block

HS Grad 2016
Age 19 and 7 mos
Age on 2016 Draft 18 and 1 mos
Position(s) LHP  1B
Ht/Wt 6-5, 190 lb
B/T L/L
School  Newport
Hometown  Bellevue, WA USA
Summer Team  Lakeside Recovery
Fall Team  Mariner Scout Team
MLB Draft 
Round 39 by Cubs in 2016
All Americans/All Regions
2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
West - All Region 2nd Team
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2015 Underclass Honorable Mention
National Rank - Class of 2016
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Overall
500
Position - LHP
99
WA State Rank - Class of 2016
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Overall
11
Position - LHP
1
GPA
3.9
SAT
1860
ACT
29

4 yr Commitment
Washington State

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
8
9/27/2014
Latest Showcase Report
2014 Northwest Showcase   Sep 27, 2014
PG Grade: 8
AJ Block is a 2016 LHP/1B with a 6-5 180 lb. frame from Bellevue, WA who attends Newport HS. Extra tall, lean, projectable frame with long limbs. Extra projectable. Ran a 7.24 60 yard dash. Pitches from a high three-quarter arm slot and uses a high leg lift in his delivery. Has a long arm action in the back and gets good extension out front. Tops at 80 mph with his fastball and flashes a sharp 12-6 curveball with good depth at 68 mph. Varies to a slider shape occasionally. Has an up tempo, repeatable delivery. Shows good feel for his pitches. Has quick throwing actions and has nice footwork around first base. Bats left-handed, works from a wide setup and has flat line drive swing path. Shows good bat speed and performs in game action. Excellent student. Named to Top Prospect list.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 86 mph
10/22/2015
78.36% Rank
best 98  avg 81
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 98  avg 80
 (2016 class)
60 7.24 sec
9/27/2014
62.66% Rank
best 6.49  avg 7.40
 (2016 class in 2014)

best 6.29  avg 7.35
 (2016 class)
1B 76 mph
9/27/2014
51.69% Rank
best 90  avg 75
 (2016 class in 2014)

best 92  avg 76
 (2016 class)
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