Joshua McPherson

HS Grad 2006
Age 28 and 8 mos
Age on 2006 Draft 17 and 11 mos
Position(s) RHP  
Ht/Wt 6-3, 185 lb
B/T R/R
School  Tabb
Hometown  Yorktown, VA USA
Summer Team  Legion
Fall Team 
National Rank - Class of 2006 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2006
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VA State Rank - Class of 2006 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2006
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GPA
3.2
SAT
1160
ACT
--
College(s) interested in
North Carolina State 
North Carolina 
Virginia Tech 
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
7
8/16/2005
Latest Showcase Report
2005 Atlantic Coast Top Prospect Showcase   Aug 16, 2005
PG Grade: 7
McPherson is a 6-3, 185 lb right handed pitcher from Virginia with long arms and legs and loose actions. He throws from a submarine to side arm release point with a very extended arm action and release point. McPherson's fastball was 75-79 mph and was pretty straight for his pitching style and release point. It looks like he could throw harder because of his looseness and arm speed. McPherson's breaking ball was a sweeping curveball that had pretty good spin and break for a side armer and was an effective pitch for him. He also threw a couple of change ups. McPherson pitches to the outside of the plate on right hand hitters and needs to stay out of the middle of the plate until he can develop more movement on his fastball. Overall, he has an unusual pitching style that is often effective at the lower levels and he has the physical potential to improve his stuff further. McPherson is also a good student.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 79 mph
8/16/2005
19.34% Rank
best 97  avg 83
 (2006 class in 2005)

best 97  avg 82
 (2006 class)
60 7.97 sec
8/16/2005
6.47% Rank
best 6.19  avg 7.40
 (2006 class in 2005)

best 6.19  avg 7.44
 (2006 class)
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