Pre-Season All State Spotlight: 2020 OF Houston King


Brian Walker
Arkansas State Director



Houston King

Class of 2020 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: LHP
  • High School: Cabot
    State: AR
  • Summer Team: Arkansas Prospect
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Statistics

Pitching
73
Max FB
70 - 71
FB
60 - 61
CB
58 - 59
CH
Position
6.30
60-yard
(02/16/19)
86
OF Velo
(02/16/19)
92
Exit Velo
(02/16/19)
Position
60-yard
6.3
OF Velo
86
Exit Velo
92

Scouting Report

5-22-2018 Arkansas ProCase:

Kentucky Commit,2018 OF, Houston King, 5-Foot-11, 155-Pound frame, wide shoulders with athletic frame, room to fill out, ran a 6.76, offensively, Hits from open stance, athletic land position, arm bar at times, loses barrel behind contact, pull side power with loft to swing, upside to swing as strength is gained, 86 MPH exit velo, Defensively, efficient movements, clean field, clean funnel, at times showed carry, 76 MPH arm strength.

King is a 5-foot-11 160-pound outfielder with an athletic frame and build. Offensively he starts with an athletic stance, he uses a simple load stride combination. He attacks the baseball with a line drive swing with fast bat speed. He maintains balance through contact. He has shown an advanced feel for the barrel with consistent load contact. Defensively he plays through the baseball with fluid footwork, a normal exchange and throws from a H ¾ arm slot with a loose arm. He throws the baseball 81 mph from the outfield. He runs a 6.91 in the 60. Overall King is an advanced athlete with a bevy of tools, he is intriguing to watch moving forward. 


Videos

(5/22/18)