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Top 10 Player Profiles of 2017- #7 Aidan Maldonado

Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Minnesota

Over the next few weeks we we will be counting down the 2017 calendar year with a look at the top ten viewed profiles of 2017. After combing through our google analytics, we have compiled a list of the ten most visited profiles, by you, the readers, in 2017.

At No. 7 in our countdown is RHP Aidan Maldonado (Rosemount). Ranked No. 2 in Minnesota's Class of 2018 and #236 in PBR Overall, Maldonado has committed to the University of Illinois. 

NO. 7 aidan maldonado


Aidan Maldonado

Class of 2018 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2018
  • Primary Position: RHP
  • High School: Rosemount
    State: MN
  • Summer Team: MN Blizzard
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R


Max FB
93 - 94
80 - 81
82 - 83
OF Velo
Exit Velo

Scouting Report

2016 Future Games- 6-foot, 160-pound right-handed pitcher. #166 ranked 2018 in PBR Overall. Lean wiry frame. Controlled delivery, long stride, good extension to plate. Some pause on back-side of arm action; clean and fast out front. Showed ability to add/subtract on fastball with command to both sides of plate. Fastball was 86-89 mph; touching 90 mph. Above avg. breaking ball with depth and tight spin, 11/5 shape, at 74-75 mph. Changeup showed solid fade, slight flat action, at 73-74 mph.

5/3/16- 6-foot, 160-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. #279 in 2018 PBR overall. Lean live body. Good body control, some effort on release, upright finish, deep arm circle, fast and clean out front. Fastball was 84-85 mph with above avg. life. Slider was above avg. with depth, tight rotation, and ability to consistently land in zone for strikes. Good run on changeup, with depth, thrown at fastball arm speed. Square stance, leg kick trigger, hover to stride, creates whippy bat speed, clean path, aggressive swinger with mid/pull approach. 82 mph exit velocity. Athletic actions, moves with ease, long arm action, well above avg. carry on throws. 88 mph arm strength. 7.43 runner.



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