Matt Vickers

HS Grad 2016
Age 20 and 5 mos
Age on 2016 Draft 18 and 10 mos
Position(s) LHP  1B, OF
Ht/Wt 6-2, 180 lb
School  St. Thomas More
Hometown  Rapid City, SD USA
Summer Team  Post 22
Fall Team  Big Sky Baseball
All Americans/All Regions
2016 Central Region HM
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2015 Underclass Honorable Mention
National Rank - Class of 2016
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Top 1000
Position - LHP
SD State Rank - Class of 2016
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
Position - LHP

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2015 Midwest Top Prospect Showcase   Aug 21, 2015
PG Grade: 8.5
Matt Vickers is a 2016 LHP/1B, OF with a 6-2 180 lb. frame from Rapid City, SD who attends St Thomas More. Lean, athletic frame. Some present strength throughout, body projects future strength. On the mound shows a high 3/4 to overtop arm slot. High, compact arm swing and creates plus downhill plane with fastball. Fastball has big arm side run at times ranging from 80-82 mph. Curveball has 2/7 shape with bite and depth, topped at 71 mph. Quiet mechanics with athletic pace and actions, repeats well. Flashed a changeup at 74 mph, that shows some fading action. Deceptive arm speed that matches fastball. Hides the baseball well and shows ability to move pitches to both edges of the plate. At the plate shows a balanced, straight stance with some hand quickness. Compact line drive swing plane that results in hard contact to all fields. Shows good barrel control and more gap power potential should develop with physical maturity. Swing projects. Also worked at first base showing short arm action on throws with some carry, topped at 78 mph across. Smooth glove work and transitions. Shows some range to both sides with solid footwork while setting up to receive throws. Taller target at 1st. Very athletic, projectable two way next level player. Very good student as well.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 8.50
0.50 improvement beginning on Apr 26, 2014
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 82 mph
48.49% Rank
best 98  avg 81
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 98  avg 80
 (2016 class)
1B 78 mph
50.52% Rank
best 92  avg 77
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 92  avg 76
 (2016 class)
Exit Velo 81 mph
54.51% Rank
best 94  avg 80
 (2016 class in 2015)

best 103.00  avg 81.00
 (2016 class)
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