2013 MLB Draft Profile: Nick Ciuffo

by Matt Grabusky | Posted on Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Player:  Nick Ciuffo
Position:  C
School:  Lexington (SC)
Date of Birth:  3/7/1995
Height/Weight:  6’1/210
Bats/Throws:  L/R
2013 Class:  Senior
Committed To:  South Carolina

Scouting Report:

Nick Ciuffo has been on scouts’ radars for quite a while now.  He committed to South Carolina when he was 14 and played for USA Baseball’s 16 U National Team in 2011.

  • Good approach at the plate
  • Squares up consistently
  • Nice swing
  • Good power potential
  • Advanced catching skills
  • Moves well behind the plate
  • Best pop time is 1.82
  • best 60 time is 7.00  per Perfect Game

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Awards/Achievements:

  • 2012 Perfect Game All-American Classic
  • 2012 Perfect Game Underclass 1st Team
  • 2012 Under Armour All-American
  • 2012 ESPNHS All-State
  • 2012 ESPNHS Preseason All-State
  • 2012 USA Baseball 18U Trials Team
  • 2012 SCBCA All-State
  • 2012 Diamond Prospects All-State
  • 2012 Diamond Prospects Gold FLove 1st Team
  • 2012 All-Region 5 AAAA
  • 2011 Perfect Game Underclass High Honorable Mention
  • 2011 USA Baseball 16U Team
  • 2011 Diamond Prospects All-State
  • 2011 Diamond Prospect Gold Glove 1st Team
  • 2011 High School Sports Report All-State
  • 2011 All-Lowcountry
  • 2011 HSSR All-State
  • 2010 MaxPreps Freshman All-American
  • 2010 All-Lowcountry
  • 2010 High School Sports Report All-Rookie Team

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Statistics:

YR LG AB H 2B 3B HR BB SO SB CS BA OBP SLG
 2012  HS  6  3  22  .373
 2011  HS  8  3  21  .372

If any of this information is incorrect or you have additional information on this player, please let us know at matt@bigleaguefutures.net

 
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  1. Tony Ciuffo says:

    Great work Matt. Super job you do with the draft. Nick actually committed to South Carolina at the age of 14. He was offered by Ray Tanner before he played a HS game. Thanks and best wishes.

  2. Matt Grabusky says:

    Tony, thanks for checking out the site and the kind words. I got Nick’s commitment age fixed, I knew it was 14, guess I just had 16U in my head while I was typing.

    Keep me up to date on how he is doing.

  3. E-Dub says:

    Nick really made a splash at ToS from what I’m hearing. Just a phenomenal year for high school catchers.

  4. Matt Grabusky says:

    I heard the same thing, and yes, very good year. After Martinez there are quite a few guys with a legitimate chance to be the second catcher taken.

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