Future Games Spotlight: 1B/3B Matthew Russo


Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director



Matthew Russo

Class of 2021 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: St. Paul's
    State: LA
  • Summer Team: Sheets Baseball 15u
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 210lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Statistics

Position
7.48
60-yard
(09/23/18)
76
INF Velo
(09/23/18)
88
Exit Velo
(10/28/18)
Position
60-yard
7.68
INF Velo
71
Exit Velo
88
Position
60-yard
7.48
INF Velo
76
Exit Velo
82
Position
60-yard
7.69
INF Velo
74
Exit Velo
79

Scouting Report

11/4/17 Currently ranked No. 21 in Louisiana's 2021 class. Physical 6-foot-2, 202-pound frame with strong, durable build. Left-handed hitter that hits from open, balanced setup, working closed with subtle toe tap load and short stride. Gap-to-gap type approach with fluid rhythm uphill path, strength at contact at bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 79 mph. Solid defender with average hands, clean exchanges and deliberate footwork. Short arm action into high-¾ release with accuracy on throws that produced a positional velocity of 74 mph. Ran a 7.69 60-yard dash.


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