Arkansas ProCase Pitching Analysis


Brian Walker
Arkansas Scouting Director

Breakdown in class order of the pitchers at the Arkansas ProCase May 22nd at Arkansas Tech University.

2018:

Arkansas commit, 2018 RHP, Connor McCullough, (6-Foot-1), 175-pound frame, long and lean projectable build, high ¾ slot with easy arm swing. Repeatable delivery with command to glove side with fastball. Fastball 87-88, curveball had tight spin with 11-5 rotation at 75-76, change up was 77-78 with arm side action at the plate, advanced pitch ability.

Crowder College commit, 2018 RHP, Treshon Paschal, (6-Foot-1), 180-pound frame, athletic body with room to fill out, long levered, tempo to delivery, clean break, high ¾ slot, hands on time, slight jump to land foot with heel landing, fastball had life at 88-91 with command to glove side, cb had shape and 1-5 tilt at 76-78, extension to curveball with bite, change up was 77-79, had arm side run with proper arm speed.

Arkansas State commit, 2018 RHP, Will Richardson, (6-Foot-3), 205-pound frame, long levers with strength to the body,  ¾ slot with repeatable delivery, lands slightly across line with spin off lead leg, Showed advanced pitch ability adding and subtracting from his Fastball throwing anywhere from 80-88. 80-84 fastball two seam with depth at the plate, 86-88 four seam with control to glove side, Two types of slrve adding and subtracting anywhere from 72-77. Richardson also showed a changeup with heavy sink at the plate at 77-78 which played like a splitter.

2019:

2019 RHP, Landon McAllister, (6-Foot-1), 175-pound frame, thinner body with room to fill out, wide shoulders, good tempo, clean arm swing, high ¾ slot,  lands slightly open toed, extension over lead leg, fastball was 84-88 with sink to arm side, curveball was 73-76 showed good shape with gradual break, change up was 79, had feel to arm side.

Arkansas commit, 2019 LHP, Zack Morris (6-Foot-3), 211-pound frame, Electric fastball and command of it. Fastball ranged 88-92. Showed feel for high spin breaking ball at 73-76. Change up was inconsistent to arm side but had run at 80-82. Repeated delivery with physical frame. A big time LHP that caught attention of scouts in attendance.

Arkansas commit, 2019 RHP Zane Ryne Neves, (6-foot-0), 195-Pound frame, stocky build with present strength, athletic body, low ¾ slot, closed line, action to arm side, heavy sink, fastball ranged 85-88 and heavy, slider was 73-77 inconsistent release, showed depth and action with extension, change up 77-79 showed same sink action as fastball.

2020:

Arkansas commit, 2020 Tyler Cacciatori, (6-Foot-5), 205-pound frame, strong frame, long levers to fill out, heavy sink with swing and miss slider. Fastball sat 86-88. Difficult low ¾ arm slot with bowling ball type heaviness at the plate. Deceptive delivery with arm strength. Across line with stride, deceptive glove arm, Slider was 72-79 varying depth and shape, change up with splitter action at 77-79.

2020 RHP, Luke Davenport, (5-Foot-11), 205-pound frame, strong build, wide shoulders, Strong body with high ¾ slot, clean swing with effort to delivery, lower half front foot heal land, spin off lead leg after release, arm recoil after release,fastball straight with life at 85-88, curveball showed 12-6 rotation at 74-77, change up has action to arm side at 73-75, Slider with short action at 77-78.

2020 LHP, Matthew Magre, (6-Foot-0), 185-pound frame, over the top slot with deception from glove side, tall and fall through delivery, limited push through ground on backside, fastball 83-85 straight, fastball plays up with deception and spin,  curveball has shape with extension at 73-75, advanced out pitch against hitters, change up at 79, pushed to arm side.

Arkansas commit, 2020 RHP, Cayden Wallace (6-Foot-1), 195 pound frame, strong athletic body, tempo to delivery, hands break late at times, power arm, ¾ slot with clean swing, strides across line, lands on heal at release at times, spin off front leg, fastball was 87-90 with life at the plate, slider showed late tilt at times at 75-78, change up was 70-73 action to arm side, pushed at times with late release.