Mark Smith
Mark Smith
Mark Smith

CLASS OF 2019

3B
RHP

Mark
Smith

Potomac State JC of West Virginia
Tallwood (HS) • VA
6-1 • 185LBS • R/R
Travel Team: PB Mizuno Blacksoxs

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2019 National

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Unsigned Senior Games 8/7/18
Smith is 6-1 with an athletic frame that has some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open athletic stance, short stride on line, short load back into a wrap, hips rotate completely with explosion, good balance to swing. Short to ball, slightly uphill swing path with extension through the ball, strength at contact, showed slight pull preference, exit velocity was 96. At third, active feet and fields with a wider base and above average hands, three quarters arm slot, position velocity was 85. Ran a 7.22 60 yard dash. On the mound, he throws from a three-quarters arm slot with short loose arm action and normal effort. Shoulders slightly closed and uphill, lands square with a slight fall off finish. Fastball was 80-84, touching 85 with downward plane and boring action to armside. Curveball was 71-73 with sharp 11/5 break and some armspeed. Change-up was 73-74 with good armspeed and some fade.
Top Prospect Games 6/19/18
Smith is 6-1 with a strong athletic frame, he hits from the right side from a balanced athletic stance. Leg kick stride on line, loads back with a slight wrap, hips rotate with some explosiveness, some balance to his swing. Longer uphill swing path, pull fly ball approach, very strong at contact, strength generates power, exit velocity was 98. At third, clean footwork, rounds ball and fields with wide base and above average hands. Plays through the ball to a quick clean exchange, low three quarters arm slot with a free action, infield velocity was 83. On the mound, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot with a short loose arm action that is quick, normal effort to delivery. Shoulders closed as he strides out, add that to big wingspan and he creates a tough angle and some deception. Fastball was 82-84, touching 86, with late run to it. Curveball was 67-69 with sharp 10/4 break and some armspeed to it.
Preseason All-State 2/17/18
Smith is 6-1 with an athletic frame, he hits from the right side from a balanced athletic stance, short leg kick stride on line, smooth load back with a wrap, has some rhythm to his swing. Explosive lower half and good balance to swing. Gets barrel to contact quickly, whippy bat with some speed, good extension and strong through contact. Barreled ball consistently and showed good approach using whole field, extra base power to all fields with potential for more to pull side, exit velocity was 93. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands. Works through the ball, clean exchange short arm action from low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 82. Ran a 4.28 home to first. On the mound, drop and drive delivery, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot with a short free arm action and normal effort. Shoulders uphill and closed, lands square with an athletic finish. Fastball was 80-84, touching 85 with downward plane and some late boring action to armside. Curveball was 64-66 with hard 10/4 break. Change-up was 72-74 with some armspeed and sinking action.

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