Player Spotlight: 1B/RHP Keonte Carter

Ronald Sims
Mississippi Scouting Director


Keonte Carter

Class of 2018 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2018
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Terry
    State: MS
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 205lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R


Max FB
79 - 80
68 - 69
70 - 73
INF Velo
Exit Velo

Scouting Report

7/11/2017 Thick 5-foot-11, 205-pound frame. Right-handed hitter hitting from open, athletic setup with high hands.  Smooth load, subtle leg lift, with short stride landing balanced and on time. Left-center field approach, slight uphill path with solid bat speed producing an exit velocity of 87 mph. Infielder with average hands, developing footwork, clean exchanges while in athletic fielding baseball deep and on heels. Short arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy and carry on throws, produced a positional velocity of 72 mph.

10/12/2017 Medium 5-foot-11, 205-pound frame. Right-handed pitcher works from a high-3/4 slot with a medium arm circle. Smooth rhythm, drop-and-drive delivery, landing in-line and fairly athletic finish.  Fastball sat 78-80 mph, touching 82 mph with flat action and developing command. Breaking ball has 11/5 shape and developing spin at 68-69 mph. Right-handed hitter that has a balanced, neutral set-up. Quick load into a short stride, landing slightly open at foot-strike. Length in swing with slight uphill path and average bat speed.

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