MD Insider: Recruiting Angle with Dillon Waters



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By Jerry Shank
Maryland Director of Scouting

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Quickly approaching the next school year, the recruiting season is in cruise control with the back stretch coming up. Programs are still wanting to add pieces to their program and shape their roster.  As a player, this can be a nerve racking time. There is no need to panic, as coaches will be out to see you play. Control the controllable things and work on your game. 

PBR Maryland has been doing features throughout the summer highlighting players that have the ability to play at the college level. Today we focus on Dillon Waters, a 2016 right-handed pitcher and outfielder at Southern high school.

Scouting Report

Dillon Waters6.30.15 - Athletic frame at 5-foot-11 185-pounds.  Throws from a high ¾ arm angle with some arm speed.  Long arm actions and pitches with regular effort.  Has some rhythm in delivery and shoulders uphill going toward the plate.  Square landing.  Fastball slight movement at 82-84 mph.  Sharp 11/5 breaking ball with hard movement.  Slows down arm speed on breaking ball slightly.  Good feel for the pitch. Hits from a balanced set up.  Smooth back load with a short stride. Level swing path and some bat speed.  Nice rhythm in swing and good balance. Gap-to-gap style with power potential. Has a long arm action throwing from a high ¾ arm angle.  Throws had carry on them at 83 mph. Active outfielder with a quick and confident first step.  Attacks baseball and gets rid of it.  Could get over front leg more consistently to get more velocity.  Ran a 4.56 home to first and had an exit velocity of 86 mph.  

Recruiting Update

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