Ranked 131st overall by PBR for 2018 Class

Ranked 131st overall by PBR for 2018 Class

Rook Ellington

Commitment:  University of Kentucky

Height:  6'0

Weight:  160

Class:  2018

Position:  OF/SS/RHP

High School:  Paducah, KY

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60m:  6.67 sec

Position Velocity:  89 mph


PBR State Rank:  4th 

PBR State Position Rank:  1st

PBR National Rank:  167th

PBR National Position Rank:  23rd 

Prep Baseball Evaluation:

6/17/15 - 6-foot, 160-pound right-handed hitter, hits from a balanced stance with a short stride, good use of lower half, generates good bat speed through the zone, shows good power for age that should continue to develop with physical strength, flashed his speed with 4.17 home to first time, 86 mph exit velocity, went 0-for-4 in game play. Attacks and plays through the ball well with athletic actions, long high-3/4 release with accurate throws to the bag, good arm strength at 84 mph with carry, potential high-level 2018 prospect.  On the mound, RHP works through a high-3/4 arm slot and shows above average velocity for age, fastball shows occasional cut action and sat 76-78 mph touching 80 on one occasion, showed a 62 mph curveball with gradual 11/5 action, throws a 60-62 mph knuckleball, throws consistent strikes, gave up an infield single and struck out two (one swinging on knuckleball) in two innings of work .

7/23/14 - 5-foot-10, 150-pound prospect showed good speed for age running a 7.16 60-yard dash, registered 84 mph tee exit velocity.  Hits from a balanced stance with aggressive stride, good lower half torque, took good round of batting practice,went 1-for-4 in game play with a triple, aggressive on bases.  Defensively, shows soft hands and good lateral movement, some accurate throws with 70 mph arm across the infield, 2018 prospect to follow.
On the mound, uses medium arm action through a high ¾ arm slot, good tempo in delivery, good lower half direction, shows above average velocity for age, fastball sat 74-76 mph and is straight, good command of 65-66 mph curveball with gradual 12/6 action, young prospect shows good potential and one to watch continue to develop.

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