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Michael Steele

Michael Steele C/1B

  • El Paso, TX
  • Franklin High School
  • Travel Team: West Texas Cats
  • Commitment: Angelo State University
  • Grad 2010
  • Ht 6'3''
  • Wt 205 lbs
  • Throws Right
  • Bats Right
  • Arm 77 mph
  • 60 Yd 7.59 Sec
  • Class

Running

  • N/A sec 10 Yds
  • N/A sec 40 Yds
  • 7.59 sec 60 Yds
  • 4.91 sec H > 1B (RHH)
  • N/A sec Shuttle (L)
  • N/A sec Shuttle (R)

Strength

  • N/A Broad Jump
  • N/A Lateral Jump (L)
  • N/A Lateral Jump (R)
  • N/A psi Grip (L)
  • N/A psi Grip (R)

Throwing

  • 77 mph mph Velocity
  • 45 Arm Grade

Position - 1B

  • N/A Fielding Grade

Hitting

  • 48 Hitting Grade (R)
  • 52 Power Grade (R)
  • N/A mph Exit Velocity

Catching

  • 45 Receiving Grade
  • 45 Blocking Grade
  • 2.12 sec Release Time

ADVANCED SWING METRICS BY SWINGTRACKER

Official Scouting Report

  • Class Rating
  • C/RHPPosition Projection

06/13/2009 - Omaha Pro Select Training and Tournament - Week 1 Michael continues to show steady improvement in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved to average and he will benefit by staying on a speed / agility program. Blocking and receiving skills have improved to solid average and will play at the next level. Power times will drop as he learns to quicken transfer / exchange and short arm action. At the plate, Steele showed an aggressive approach as he works to keep hands inside the baseball, utilizing all fields. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed. He was 1 for 6 with a 2B at the event.

03/22/2009 - College PREP - El Paso, TX Michael is a two-way player as a catcher and on the mound with big, athletic looking body that shows projection as he continues to physically mature. Foot speed is below average and he needs to get on a speed / agility program to improve foot quickness. He utilizes his feet well in gaining ground and working directly to target through the throwing process. Receiving and blocking skills are slightly above average, needing polish to be effective at the next level. Arm strength is solid average and he needs to get on a strict long toss program to aid in further developing more arm strength and raise velocities. He flashes near above average pop times as indicated by his low pop time of 2.12. At the plate, hitting abilities are slightly above average with above average power. He shows life in his barrel with strength in his swing. Lower half works well in transferring weight and maintaining balance. He has some mechanical flaws that are hindering him from reaching his full potential at the plate. On the mound, fastball shows some arm side run and sink on 2 planes. Breaking ball is best off speed pitch showing slightly above average displaying an 11/6 shape with average spin. Changeup is average showing below average feel. Steele has abilities with a lot of room to improve.

Profile

Michael Steele El Paso, TX info@factoryathletics.com 800-641-4487 @baseballfactory
Primary Position C
Grad Year 2010 Secondary Position 1B
High School Franklin High School Bats Right
Height 6'3'' Throws Right
Weight 205 LBS Arm 77 mph
60 YD 7.59

The chart below shows the levels of college baseball, along with the range of players with potential to be recruited at that level.

Division I Class 1 – 4
Division II Class 1 – 5
Division III Class 1 – 8
NAIA Class 1 – 6
JUCO Class 1 – 8

Tool Grade Scale

Our main goals with the BF "10-70" Scouting Scale are to provide the player with a realistic evaluation of his "PRESENT" abilities (what he can do today), and to provide college coaches with information they can use to identify and/or compare potential recruits.

Tools are graded for all players and pitchers, regardless of age or graduation year. However, for High School players we use only grades 20-70 (grades 10-18 do not apply), while for Middle School players we use only grades 10-52 (grades 55-70 do not apply).

Grade Middle School (Ages 11-13) Description High School (Ages 14-18) Description 10 Yard Dash (seconds) 40 Yard Dash (seconds) 60 Yard Dash (seconds) Home-1B LHH (seconds) Home-1B RHH (seconds) 5-10-5Shuttle [LEFT] (seconds) 5-10-5Shuttle [RIGHT] (seconds) Broad Jump (inches) Lateral Broad [LEFT] (inches) Lateral Broad [RIGHT] (inches) Grip Strength [LEFT] (psi) Grip Strength [RIGHT] (psi) FB & Raw Velocity (mph) Bat Exit Velocity (mph) Catcher Release (seconds)
10 Poor -----N/A----- 2.50+ 7.50+ 10.50+ 6.70+ 6.80+ 6.80+ 6.80+ 35- 35- 35- 30- 30- 40- 30- 3.70+
12 Well Below Avg -----N/A----- 2.40 7.40 10.00 6.40 6.50 6.60 6.60 40 38 38 35 35 42 35 3.50
15   -----N/A----- 2.35 7.30 9.75 6.10 6.20 6.40 6.40 45 42 42 40 40 45 38 3.25
18 Below Avg -----N/A----- 2.30 7.20 9.50 6.00 6.10 6.20 6.20 50 46 46 45 45 48 40 3.15
20   Poor 2.25 7.00 9.25 5.90 6.00 6.00 6.00 55 50 50 50 50 51 45 3.10
22 Near Avg   2.15 6.50 9.00 5.80 5.90 5.85 5.85 60 54 54 55 55 54 50 3.00
25   Well Below Avg 2.10 6.25 8.75 5.70 5.80 5.75 5.75 64 58 58 60 60 58 55 2.90
28 MS Average   2.05 6.15 8.50 5.45 5.55 5.50 5.50 68 62 62 65 65 62 60 2.80
30   Below Avg 2.00 5.95 8.25 5.40 5.50 5.25 5.25 74 64 64 70 70 63 62 2.70
32 Solid Avg   1.95 5.80 8.00 5.20 5.30 5.10 5.10 78 68 68 80 80 67 65 2.60
35   Near Avg 1.90 5.65 7.75 4.90 5.00 5.00 5.00 82 72 72 90 90 71 70 2.50
38 Above Avg   1.88 5.45 7.50 4.80 4.90 4.95 4.95 86 74 74 100 100 75 75 2.40
40   HS Average 1.85 5.25 7.40 4.70 4.80 4.90 4.90 93 76 76 110 112 79 80 2.25
42 Well Above Avg   1.82 5.20 7.30 4.60 4.70 4.80 4.80 98 80 80 115 115 81 82 2.15
45   Solid Avg 1.80 5.18 7.20 4.50 4.60 4.70 4.70 103 84 84 118 118 83 84 2.10
48 Excellent   1.78 5.16 7.10 4.45 4.55 4.60 4.60 108 88 88 120 120 85 86 2.05
50   Above Avg 1.76 5.14 7.05 4.40 4.50 4.50 4.50 113 92 92 125 125 86 88 2.00
52 Outstanding   1.74 5.12 7.00 4.35 4.45 4.40 4.40 118 96 96 128 128 87 90 1.98
55 -----N/A----- Well Above Avg 1.72 5.10 6.95 4.30 4.40 4.30 4.30 123 100 100 130 130 88 92 1.95
58 -----N/A-----   1.70 5.05 6.90 4.25 4.35 4.25 4.25 128 104 104 135 135 89 94 1.93
60 -----N/A----- Excellent 1.68 5.00 6.85 4.20 4.30 4.20 4.20 133 106 106 138 138 90 95 1.90
62 -----N/A-----   1.66 4.95 6.80 4.15 4.25 4.15 4.15 138 108 108 140 140 91 96 1.88
65 -----N/A----- Outstanding 1.64 4.90 6.70 4.10 4.20 4.10 4.10 143 110 110 145 145 93 97 1.85
68 -----N/A-----   1.62 4.85 6.60 4.05 4.15 4.05 4.05 148 112 112 150 150 94 98 1.82
70 -----N/A----- Superior 1.60- 4.80- 6.50- 4.00- 4.10- 4.00- 4.00- 150+ 115+ 115+ 155+ 155+ 95+ 99+ 1.80-
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