AR Top Prospect Games: Upperclass Pitching Leaderboard


Scott Hood
OK/MO/KS/ARK Assistant Scouting Director

Prep Baseball Report Arkansas hosted the Top Prospect Upperclass games in Conway Arkansas on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas.  The event featured arms from the 2023 and 2024 grad classes with some guys putting up strong performances.  Today we take a look at all the leaders in data captured by Trackman with looks at the top velocities, spin rates, vertical breaks, and horizontal breaks on the fastballs, curveballs, and sliders.  Full event stats and details can be found by clicking here.

MAX FASTBALL VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Aden Velasquez AR Cabot 2024 SS 85.6 mph
2 Gavin Moore AR Har-ber 2024 RHP 84.4 mph
3 Reece Tarini AR Little Rock Christian 2023 LHP 84.1 mph
4 Jackson Kircher AR Little Rock Christian 2024 OF 83.6 mph
5 Jonas Nantze AR Shiloh Christian 2024 RHP 81.3 mph

TOP FASTBALL SPIN RATES

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Gavin Moore AR Har-ber 2024 RHP 2199 rpm
2 Jackson Kircher AR Little Rock Christian 2024 OF 2179 rpm
3 Reece Tarini AR Little Rock Christian 2023 LHP 2112 rpm
4 Holden Jones AR Carlisle 2024 LHP 2098 rpm
5 Preston Katzer AR Shiloh Christian 2024 2B 2091 rpm

MAX FASTBALL INDUCED VERTICAL BREAK

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (max)
1 Hayden McCarley AR DeWitt 2024 C 22.7 in
2 Jude Box AR Huntsville 2023 RHP 22.1 in
3 Reece Tarini AR Little Rock Christian 2023 LHP 21.0 in
4 Braden Brown AR Camden Harmony Grove 2023 3B 20.9 in
5 Aden Velasquez AR Cabot 2024 SS 20.0 in

MAX FASTBALL HORIZONTAL BREAK

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (max)
1 Nathan Otis AR Central Arkansas Christian 2024 2B 22.6 in
2 Beau Baxter AR Batesville 2024 1B 18.3 in
3 Gavin Moore AR Har-ber 2024 RHP 18.3 in
4 Weston Speir AR Brookland 2024 RHP 18.1 in
5 Hayden McCarley AR DeWitt 2024 C 18.0 in

MAX CURVEBALL VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Jackson Kircher AR Little Rock Christian 2024 OF 75.3 mph
2 Hayden McCarley AR DeWitt 2024 C 71.3 mph
3 Aden Velasquez AR Cabot 2024 SS 70.0 mph
4 Nickolas Lin AR Conway 2024 RHP 68.1 mph
5 Holden Jones AR Carlisle 2024 LHP 67.7 mph

TOP CURVEBALL SPIN RATES

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Jackson Kircher AR Little Rock Christian 2024 OF 2497 rpm
2 Preston Katzer AR Shiloh Christian 2024 2B 2430 rpm
3 Holden Jones AR Carlisle 2024 LHP 2265 rpm
4 Aden Velasquez AR Cabot 2024 SS 2071 rpm
5 Beau Baxter AR Batesville 2024 1B 1988 rpm

MAX CURVEBALL INDUCED VERTICAL BREAK

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (max)
1 Preston Katzer AR Shiloh Christian 2024 2B 17.4 in
2 Jude Box AR Huntsville 2023 RHP 16.6 in
3 Hayden McCarley AR DeWitt 2024 C 0.9 in
4 Braden Brown AR Camden Harmony Grove 2023 3B 0.4 in

MAX CURVEBALL HORIZONTAL BREAK

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (max)
1 Holden Jones AR Carlisle 2024 LHP 15.4 in
2 Nickolas Lin AR Conway 2024 RHP -12.5 in
3 Reece Tarini AR Little Rock Christian 2023 LHP 11.0 in
4 Aden Velasquez AR Cabot 2024 SS -10.0 in
5 Jackson Kircher AR Little Rock Christian 2024 OF -9.2 in

MAX SLIDER VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Weston Speir AR Brookland 2024 RHP 72.1 mph
2 Jonas Nantze AR Shiloh Christian 2024 RHP 71.9 mph
3 Gavin Moore AR Har-ber 2024 RHP 70.4 mph
4 Braden Brown AR Camden Harmony Grove 2023 3B 68.6 mph
5 Beau Baxter AR Batesville 2024 1B 65.2 mph

TOP SLIDER SPIN RATES

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Gavin Moore AR Har-ber 2024 RHP 2568 rpm
2 Weston Speir AR Brookland 2024 RHP 2203 rpm
3 Jonas Nantze AR Shiloh Christian 2024 RHP 2020 rpm
4 Braden Brown AR Camden Harmony Grove 2023 3B 1890 rpm

MAX SLIDER INDUCED VERTICAL BREAK

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (max)
1 Gavin Moore AR Har-ber 2024 RHP 7.6 in
2 Braden Brown AR Camden Harmony Grove 2023 3B 5.8 in
3 Beau Baxter AR Batesville 2024 1B 2.7 in
4 Weston Speir AR Brookland 2024 RHP 2.0 in

MAX SLIDER HORIZONTAL BREAK

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (max)
1 Gavin Moore AR Har-ber 2024 RHP -13.0 in
2 Braden Brown AR Camden Harmony Grove 2023 3B -8.7 in
3 Weston Speir AR Brookland 2024 RHP -5.3 in
4 Jonas Nantze AR Shiloh Christian 2024 RHP -5.2 in
5 Beau Baxter AR Batesville 2024 1B -4.3 in

 

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