Matthew Merk
Matthew Merk
Matthew Merk
Matthew Merk

CLASS OF 2022

C
OF

Matthew
Merk

Lockport (HS) • IL
5-11 • 190LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Rhino Baseball

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2022 National

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Statistics

Position
7.04
60-yard
(03/20/21)
2.00 - 2.11
Pop Time
(02/17/20)
81
INF Velo
(02/17/20)
78
C Velo
(03/20/21)
100
Exit Velo
(02/17/20)
4.67
H-1st
(07/23/19)
Position
60-yard
7.04
Pop Time
2.01 - 2.1
C Velo
78
Exit Velo
98
Position
60-yard
7.07
Pop Time
2 - 2.11
INF Velo
81
C Velo
77
Exit Velo
100
Position
Pop Time
2.18 - 2.26
C Velo
75
Exit Velo
89
H-1st
4.67
Position
60-yard
7.35
Pop Time
2.26 - 2.32
INF Velo
74
C Velo
73
Exit Velo
93
Trackman - Hitting
97.59
Exit Speed (max)
(03/20/21)
91.71
Exit Speed (avg)
(03/20/21)
271
Distance (avg)
(03/20/21)
351
Distance (max)
(03/20/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Speed (max)
97.59
Exit Speed (avg)
91.71
Distance (avg)
271
Distance (max)
351
Ground Ball %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Hard Hit %
Blast - Hitting
22.40
Hand Speed (max)
(03/20/21)
21.92
Hand Speed (avg)
(03/20/21)
73.60
Bat Speed (max)
(03/20/21)
71.30
Bat Speed (avg)
(03/20/21)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
22.4
Hand Speed (avg)
21.92
Bat Speed (max)
73.6
Bat Speed (avg)
71.3
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff %

Comments

2/17/20

Positional Profile: C
Body: 5-foot-10, 180-pounds. Strong, well-defined build.
Hit: RHH. Balanced, slightly open setup, quick leg lift trigger, stride to even. Uphill path to contact, smooth rhythm throughout.
Power: 100 mph exit velocity from the tee. Advanced bat strength for age.
Arm: RH. C - 77 mph. INF - 81 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot on the infield. Arm plays more over-the-top and with carry from behind the plate.
Defense: 2.00-2.11 pop times. Athletic setup behind the plate, clean transfer, feet mostly work on line with target, strong throws to the bag. In the infield, athletic fielding position, steady two-hand gather, quick release, confident on the move, body control.
Run: 7.07 runner in the 60. Above-average runner for position and age.

2/17/20

Positional Profile: C 
Body: 5-foot-10, 180-pounds. Strong, well-defined build. 
Hit: RHH. Balanced, slightly open setup, quick leg lift trigger, stride to even. Uphill path to contact, smooth rhythm throughout.
Power: 100 mph exit velocity from the tee. Advanced bat strength for age.
Arm: RH. C - 77 mph. INF - 81 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot on the infield. Arm plays more over-the-top and with carry from behind the plate. 
Defense: 2.00-2.11 pop times. Athletic setup behind the plate, clean transfer, feet mostly work on line with target, strong throws to the bag. In the infield, athletic fielding position, steady two-hand gather, quick release, confident on the move, body control. 
Run: 7.07 runner in the 60. Above-average runner for position and age.

7/23/19

Positional Profile: C
Body: 5-foot-10, 170-pounds. Strong build, solid lower half.
Hit: RHH. Tall, relaxed setup, narrow stance with slight leg lift trigger. Gets into lower half and works on uphill swing plane, ball jumped off the bat at times, showed hard contact and ability to find the barrel. Pull side power approach. 2-for-2 with a pair of singles in game play.
Power: 89 mph exit velocity from the tee. Bat strength present.
Arm: RH. C - 75 mph. Short high 3/4 slot.
Defense: 2.18-2.26 pop times. Clean exchange, hands work, lower half works tall out of the crouch, hands play soft, quiet receiver.
Run: 4.67 runner down the line. 

2.17.19 - 5-foot-10, 160-pound right-handed hitting catcher/infielder, compact frame, lower half strength. At the plate, sets up open, hands load back with slight drop, leg lift stride. Strength in hands, bat path level through the zone, pull side tendencies. Present bat speed, exit velocity topped 93 mph from a tee. Behind the plate, some rhythm in hands, gains ground, funnels the ball high, longer to release. Short arm action, high ¾ slot, 73 mph from the crouch. Pop times ranged 2.26-2.32. Profiles at the corners on the infield, steady hands, sits to field, packs at exchange, short arm, high ¾ slot, throws topped 74 mph across the diamond. 7.35 runner in the 60.

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