Uncommitted 2020 Video Spotlight: Matthew Turk


John Nolan
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Matthew Turk

Class of 2020 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Dominion
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Diamond Elite (DE)
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 155lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
6.94
60-yard
(07/16/19)
80
INF Velo
(07/16/19)
80
Exit Velo
(01/19/19)
Position
60-yard
7.13
INF Velo
79
Exit Velo
80
Position
60-yard
6.94
INF Velo
80
Exit Velo
78
Position
60-yard
7
INF Velo
74
Exit Velo
80

Scouting Report

8/06/19

 

Unsigned Senior Games

Turk is 5-9 with an athletic frame that has some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, strides on line, short load back. Hips rotate completely and he maintains good lower half balance. Keeps hands inside, short and quick to ball with some strength at contact. Slightly uphill swing path, line drive swing, showed a good approach working gap to gap, exit velocity was 80. In the infield, rounds ball and fields with a wider base and average hands. Works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot with a short arm action, infield velocity was 79. Ran a 7.13 60 yard dash.

 

7/16/19

 

Matthew Turk SS/2B Dominion 2020

Compact athletic frame at 5-foot-9, 155-pounds. Turk posted a solid 6.94 60 time. Open athletic stance from the right side, strides in and lands on line, and hands were quiet through the load. Stayed inside the ball well, barrel showed ability to stay through the ball at contact, and he used a line drive approach to the middle and right side of the field. Exit velocity was 78 mph. Defensively displayed quick active feet, tended to work laterally on approach, and had solid glove presentation and catch out front. Quick clean exchange in the center and moved to a short arm action from a three-quarter arm slot at 80 mph across. Also, made multiple plays on the run and displayed ability to throw from a variety of arm slots with ease.

 

1/19/19

 

Diamondskills All American Camp

5-foot-8, 155-pound athletic frame. Ran the 60 in 7.00. Stance is open and upright with hands set a little low. Uses a small pick-up to stride on line with a smooth hand load up and back with a slight bat wrap. Short and quick getting to the ball, bat path is flat, and stays on the ball through contact. Lower half starts the swing and finishes with violence. Exit velocity was 80 mph. Has a wider base at the catch with average hands. Looked fluid moving to the gloveside. Clean exchange and throws from a low three-quarter arm slot. Positional velocity was 74 mph.

 


Videos

(8/6/19)