Future Games Spotlight: Jordan Marvel

By Jerry Shank
Maryland Scouting Director

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Name:  Jordan Marvel 

Grad Class: 2017

Position: RHP/3B

School: Sussex Tech (DE)

Stats: .338 BA, 12 RBI, 4 SB, 2.80 ERA, 14 K, 13 IP, 5 BB

Scouting Report
+ 6.30.15 - Solid frame at 6-foot-1 210-pounds. Hits from a slightly open set up with a leg kick in stride. Good balance in swing. Short path in swing with some extension. Has rhythm throughout swing. Pull side power potential. Has a quick arm action throwing from a low ¾ arm angle at third base. Throws have carry across the diamond at 77 mph. Hands are clean and confident first step. Ran a 4.79 home to first and had an exit velocity of 91 mph. Throws from a high ¾ arm angle with some rhythm in a controlled balanced delivery. Gets hips loaded and lower half involved. Has a quick arm with posture. Would like to see stronger glove side. Short arm action and pitches with some effort.  In line direction. Fastball has heavy run and sink at 85 mph. Breaking ball had 11/5 movement with tight rotation and late movement with potential to be a power pitch. Changeup had near fastball arm speed and late life and action to the pitch at 75 mph. Solid and durable frame on the mound. Interesting arm to keep an eye on. Eight months removed from injury and still getting stronger.

+ 3.2 GPA.  Interests are in Criminal Justice and Construction Engineering

What are you looking forward to most at the Future Games?
+ Meeting talented players and playing ball in Indiana

What is an Interesting fact about you?
+ Won the conference title in both football and baseball in same year