Devon Knight
Devon Knight
Devon Knight
Devon Knight

CLASS OF 2023

OF
3B

Devon
Knight

Noble (HS) • OK
5-7 • 177LBS • R/R
2023 National

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7/28/21

Body: 5-foot-7, 177-pound stocky frame with some current strength.  

Hit: RHH.  At the plate starts with a slightly open stance with a wide base.  Hands get set above shoulder height with a high back elbow and wrapped barrel angle.  Short leg kick stride with good weight transfer into a firm front leg.  Short and compact swing with good overall balance.  Hands work quickly through the zone and very good overall bat speed metrics.  Shows some current strength at contact with the hands

Power: 84 mph exit velocity off the tee and 94 mph exit velocity in BP.

Arm: RH.  OF-75 mph.  Over the top arm slot with a short arm swing on the back side.

Defense: In the outfield attacks the ball with short and choppy steps with good body control.  Works behind the ball well on fly balls.  Fields ground balls on the outside of the glove side leg deeper into the body.  Utilizes a step behind crow hop technique.

Run: 4.57 runner to first base.

Delivery: On the mound works uses a rocker style delivery with a slow and methodical pace.  Slow leg lift into a mid height balance point with weight leaning forward at balance.  Gets small push off the rubber with leg drive down the center of the mound.

Arm Action: Over the top arm slot with short arm action on the backside. 

FB: 69-72 mph, mostly straight action with good induced vertical break metrics.

CB: 59-63 mph, short depth with early break and developing spin.

CH: 61-63 mph, fastball hand speed with short fade.

7/06/21

5-foot-7, 177-pound sturdy proportional build. In the box, Knight recorded an exit velocity of 91 mph. (63.21 mph bat speed average). (19.70 mph hand speed average). Begins in an open stance with a quick load, then uses a leg kick stride. Bat speed is efficient, exhibits an an inside-out uphill swing plane and a front foot finish. From the outfield, he displayed a position velocity of 77 mph; has a natural exchange, and fluid footwork. Had an-over-the-top slot with a long arm action.

7/14/20

Devon Knight: OF/3B, (2023) Noble, OK. 5-foot-7, 170-pound athletic frame. During batting practice, the right-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 77 mph. Started in a balanced stance with a small load, then used a small leg kick to start his swing. Bat speed is some, has upward swing plane and a front foot finish. He Barreled up some balls during his round. Gap to gap approach. While in the infield, made throws up to 70 mph. Above average in the outfield, his best throws to the infield topped out at 71 mph; has average feet, firm hands and a developing exchange. Used a short arm action and a high ¾ slot. In the 60-yard dash, recorded a time of 7.74.

6/23/20

Positional Profile: OF / 3B
Body:  5-foot-7, 170-pounds. Stocky build, with some strength.
Defense:  OF – 74 mph. Works behind the baseball, clean transfers, long arm. INF – 70 mph. Aggressive to the baseball, clean arm action, momentum towards target.
Arm: Right-handed. Long arm action. High three-quarter release.
Hit: Right-handed. Balanced set up, slightly opened stance, leg lift into load, in line stride, some looseness to his hands, aggressive with back hip, remains balanced throughout, exit velocity of 79 mph.
Run: 7.91 second 60.  

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