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Top 10 Player Profiles of 2016: No. 4 Matt McCormick

By Matt Huck
Area Scout

Over the last couple weeks we have counted down the 2016 calendar year with a look at the top ten viewed profiles of 2016. After drilling down into our google analytics we have compiled a list of the ten most visited profiles by you the reader in 2016.

No. 4 Matt McCormick

Matt McCormick

C Matt McCormick (St. Laurence) comes in as the fourth most viewed profile of 2016. McCormick is currently ranked No. 1 in the Illinois Class of 2019 and has been since the initial class rankings came out. McCormick saw a lot of recruiting interest over the last year and just recently committed to West Virginia. His profile saw over 7,000 views and nearly 500 views the day he committed to West Virginia.

Scouting Report on McCormick

Future Games 2016 - The 6-foot, 190-pound left-handed hitter, strong, sturdy build, solid lower half, wider shoulders. Advanced plate approach, mature beyond his years. Keeps it simple, minimal moving parts, direct, flat path, extremely strong hands which he uses to backspin balls to all fields. The ball jumps off his barrel with ease and carry. Takes pitches extremely well, calm demeanor in the box, high level of barrel awareness and strike zone. Registered 97 mph exit velocity. Although his left-handed bat is certainly his carrying tool, defensively he is solid. He had pop times that ranged between 1.97-2.07 with accuracy, and was 77 mph from the crouch.

Top Ten Most Viewed Profiles