Name: Easton McGee
High School: Hopkinsville
Hometown: Hopkinsville, KY
High School Baseball Schedule: Hopkinsville
FB: 84-88 CB: 68 SL: 73
60m: 7.72sec Exit Velocity: 88 Position Velocity: 1B 82
- Perfect Game Baseball 2016 National Ranking Overall 70th
- Perfect Game Baseball 2016 State Ranking Overall 2nd
- Prep Baseball Report 2016 Overall Ranking 10th
- Prep Baseball Report 2016 State Ranking 1st
Perfect Game Ohio Valley Scouting Report: Aug 4, 2013
Easton McGee is a 2016 RHP/3B with a 6-5 180 lb. frame from Hopkinsville, KY who attends Hopkinsville. Extra large, slender frame with plenty of room to fill out. High waist. Young, highly projectable prospect. Right handed pitcher who throws from a high three quarters arm slot. Fluid, controlled mechanics with short arm action in back. Threw his fastball 83-85 mph, topping 86, with big two seam action on pitch. Very good feel for a tight 12/6 curveball at 68 mph. Flashed a slider which showed late tilt. Good command of all pitches and repeats delivery well. High upside pitching prospect. Also plays first base where he showed arm strength and athleticism around bag. Right handed batter with very wide base and line drive swing path. Middle of field approach. Named to Top Prospect List. Very good student.
2/16/14 - 6-foot-6, 192-pound prospect with very long and lanky build, frame really projects, uses shorter arm action through a ¾ to high ¾ arm slot, very minimal effort in delivery, fastball sat 83-84 mph (McGee was in the middle of basketball season, have seen 85-87 previously), good command of 67-70 mph curveball and 74mph slider with late action, changeup sat 75-78 mph with good fade thrown with good arm action. McGee wasn’t as sharp as in the past due to basketball season, but he is a sought after 2016 prospect with multiple Division I offers on the table presently.
Prep Baseball Report
2/16/14 - 6-foot-6, 192-pound prospect with lanky build and projectable frame, shows soft hands at first base, fields ball deep, 79 mph arm strength across the infield. At the plate, hits from a balanced setup with short stride, good balance, drops hands slightly in load, chest-level hand trigger with level swing plane, line drive type hitter, ran 7.75 60 yard dash, 86 mph tee exit velocity.
8/25/13 - 6-foot-5, 180-pound prospect with long and lanky frame is the top prospect in the 2016 class, big projectability on the mound, uses medium arm action through a high ¾ arm slot, fastball sat 85-87 mph and touched 88, curveball sat 64-68 mph, very good slider with late bite at 72-74 mph, good command of solid 76-77 mph changeup with run and sink. As position player shows soft hands at first base with 82 mph arm across the infield. At the plate, hits from a balanced setup, short stride, showed improved bat speed from previous event, 88 mph tee exit velocity, went 0-for3 in game play. McGee is a definite high-level pitching prospect.
6/26/13 - 6-foot-5, 170-pound prospect, long and lanky build and big time projectability, had an impressive bullpen session throwing all of his pitches for strikes consistently, uses medium arm action through a high ¾ arm slot, repeatable mechanics, good rhythm in delivery, ball comes out of hand easy, fastball sat 81-83 mph and touched 85, showed good command of curveball with tight rotation and sharp 11/5 action at 66-69 mph, shows an advanced slider for age at 72-74 mph, 75-77 mph changeup shows good run and sink, top-level 2016 pitching prospect with very high ceiling. As position player, shows soft hands, 75 mph across the infield. At the plate, hits from a balances setup, short stride, arm bar in load, ran 7.72 60 yard dash, 83 mph tee exit velocity.
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Named to Top Prospect List of the 2014 PG Ohio Valley Showcase.
Named to Top Prospect Team of the 2014 PG Ohio Valley Showcase.
2013 Prep Baseball Report Midwest Games Indiana University (Team Kentucky).