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Michigan Insider: Underclass Spotlight - Scott McGlade, 3B/RHP

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By Aaron Wilson and PBR Staff
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Michigan Insider: Underclass Spotlight - Scott McGlade, 3B/RHP

Scott McGladeName: Scott McGlade
Position: 3B/RHP
School: Father Gabriel Richard
Class: 2019

Scouting Report: 5-foot-11, 180 pound corner infield prospect has really increased his agility showing good lateral movements with soft hands. Catches the ball out front takes a step and throws across the infield. At the plate sets up with a balanced stance using a small leg lift lowering his hands and swinging uphill. Makes good hard contact consistently. On the mound works quickly throwing over the top falling to the 1st base line. Fastball sat 80-82 mph. Threw a tight spinning breaking ball 64-66 mph with a 12/6 break and a 72-74 mph changeup.
Home to 1st: 5.05
Exit Velo: 89 mph
INF Velo: 81 mph

PBR: What is your favorite subject in school and future major?
Scott: My favorite subject in school is anything related to science. My plan is to study Pre-Med as an undergraduate and move on to Med School. My current GPA is 3.8.

PBR: Do you play another sport?
Scott: I also play Football and Basketball. As a Sophomore I played on the Varsity Football Team and was a captain on the JV Basketball team before being moved up to Varsity at the end of the season.

PBR: Fun fact about yourself ( something unique or people would not expect)
Scott: When I am not on the field, I volunteer for Special Olympics throughout the year, serve on the Student Sportsmanship Council for MHSAA, and participate in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at FGR.

PBR: What can you bring to a college baseball program?
Scott: What I could bring to a college baseball program is a responsible hard working student that the coaches would not have to worry about getting the job done, in the classroom and on the field.

PBR: What are your baseball accolades (Tournament championship, all league, etc)
Scott: I was a starter as a Freshman on the Varsity team which made it to the final 8 in the State playoffs. Over the years I have been part of many tournament wins with Coach O’Keefe in Saline.

PBR: How's your HS season going?
Scott: Coach Lenhoff is doing another great job with our team. We are off to a 15-3-2 start and have clinched the top spot in our division of the Catholic League. I am really looking forward to playing at Comerica on 5/11 in the Catholic League Semis and hopefully in the Catholic League Championship game at Jimmy Johns on 5/24. In the 20 games played we have played, I am batting .353 while playing mostly 3rd and 1st base.

PBR: Who do you play for in the summer?
Scott: I am playing for Legacy 16u out of Brighton. This will be my first season playing for Jason Ladd and I am really excited to be in the dugout with him.

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