Saturday, June 8, 2013

Henry Knight BHP - Seattle

Henry Knight is an ambidextrous pitcher from Seattle, Washington.

Baseball Beyond Borders 18U

Knight plays infield and switch pitcher for the Baseball Beyond Borders team base in south Seattle. The BBB 18U teams plays American Legion Baseball in the Puget Sound area.

Columbia City Reds

Over four years, Henry Knight was a starting shortstop and pitcher for the Columbia City Reds based at the K Center in south Seattle. The Reds 16U team plays at Rainier Field and competes in the Mickey Mantle division of the Puget Sound Baseball League.

Franklin Quakers (Class of 2015)

In 2012, Knight quickly became a starter on varsity as a freshman – switch pitching in 10 games. As a sophomore, he moved into the role as closer for the Franklin Quakers. He usually starts out the game at shortstop, then takes the mound in relief to get the outs.

In 2014, Henry Knight posted a 12:1 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

As a reliever, Knight throws a 2-seam & 4-seam fastball, change-up, curveball and cutter for strikes – from both sides!

Unlike other ambidextrous pitchers, his velocity is about the same throwing right- or left-handed. His strategy is to change speeds and locations, while pitching to contact – trusting his fielders to make the outs. Knight averages one strikeout and 12 pitches per inning.

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Switch hitting in high school  >>

BHP = Both-Handed Pitcher


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