Future Games Spotlight: C Merrik Eddington


Merrik Eddington

Name: Merrik Eddington

Graduating Class: 2017

Position: C

School: Mount Zion

Height: 6-0

Weight: 215

State: 25

The Skinny:
At 6-foot, 215 pounds, Eddington is a physical presence with an extremely strong lower half. The right-handed hitting catcher has been putting up big offensive numbers since his freshman year at Mount Zion. Along with his offensive pull-side power, he also features a strong, accurate arm behind the plate. Eddington was one of the top prospects at the PBR Underclass Trials in June.

Scouting Report:
 5-foot-11, 215-pound, strong build, catchers body, right-handed hitter. Hits from a tall, open stance, smooth load, short stride. Explosive bat speed, gets extension, pull side approach, 91 mph exit velocity off a tee. Behind the plate displayed soft hands, good feel for the position, short arm action, over-the-top slot, with carry, pop timed ranged from 1.94-2.00, 78 mph from the crouch. Ran a 8.06 60-time.

The Future Games:
This one-of-a-kind event will feature the best uncommitted Class of 2017 prospects from our 20-plus state coverage area. The Future Games will take place on July 30 - Aug 1 (Thursday-Saturday) at Grand Park, a state-of-the-art 22-field baseball complex located in Westfield, IN, just north of Indianapolis. The Prep Baseball Report Future Games is the premier summer scouting event for Class of 2017 prospects and select 2018 prospects. Last year, more than 110 colleges from all over the country were in attendance.


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