Pitching Analysis Natural State Games 2022 Class


Brian Walker

Analysis of the 6 pitchers from Fayetteville High School October 21st from the Natural State Games.

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Ben Baker

Class of 2022 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Shiloh Christian
    State: AR
  • Summer Team: NWA Prospects
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 160lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
77
Max FB
(06/12/19)
74 - 76
FB
(01/21/19)
64 - 69
CB
(06/12/19)
69 - 70
CH
(01/21/19)
58 - 58
SL
(10/21/18)
67 - 68
KN
(06/12/19)
Pitching
Max FB
77
FB
72 - 75
CB
64 - 69
KN
67 - 68
Pitching
Max FB
76
FB
74 - 76
CB
62 - 67
CH
69 - 70
Pitching
Max FB
74
FB
69 - 71
CB
58 - 64
SL
58 - 58
Position
6.60
60-yard
(06/23/20)
77
INF Velo
(01/21/19)
92
Exit Velo
(06/23/20)
Position
60-yard
6.6
INF Velo
70
Exit Velo
92
Position
60-yard
7.01
INF Velo
72
Exit Velo
82
Position
60-yard
6.72
INF Velo
72
Exit Velo
76
Position
60-yard
6.87
INF Velo
77
Exit Velo
83
Position
60-yard
7.38
INF Velo
72
Exit Velo
77
Trackman - Hitting
92.5
Exit Velocity (max)
(06/23/20)
85.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
(06/23/20)
166
Distance (avg)
(06/23/20)
329
Distance (max)
(06/23/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
92.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
85.2
Distance (avg)
166
Distance (max)
329
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
22.4
Hand Speed (max)
(06/23/20)
21.8
Hand Speed (avg)
(06/23/20)
70.6
Bat Speed (max)
(06/23/20)
68.6
Bat Speed (avg)
(06/23/20)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
22.4
Hand Speed (avg)
21.8
Bat Speed (max)
70.6
Bat Speed (avg)
68.6
On Plane Eff (avg)

Scouting Report

10-21-18: Natural State Games:

5-Foot-6, 168-Pound frame, Athletic body with room to fill, ran 7.38 60, Offensively; open stance toe tap to stride rotates past contact, head leaves to contact, good extension to middle, flat stroke, works to pull side after contact, 77 mph exit velo, Defensively; athletic actions, late glove presentation, fields off midline, clean funnel, short stroke, minimal carry, 72 mph arm strength.
Pitching: high ¾ slot with average arm speed, short arm action, with good direction, heel land at foot strike, slight pause at balance, fastball 68-74 mph, straight action, slight push at release point, curveball 55-64, 10-4 action, gradual break, arm speed near fastball, pulls glove side, change up 60 mph, slows arm down slightly, straight action like fastball, threw change for strikes.


Videos

(10/21/18)




Alex Clemons

Class of 2022 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Har-Ber
    State: AR
  • Summer Team: Elevation Sports Performance
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 140lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
76
Max FB
(10/21/18)
73 - 75
FB
(10/05/19)
69 - 70
CB
(10/05/19)
68 - 70
CH
(06/12/19)
66 - 71
SL
(06/12/19)
Pitching
Max FB
75
FB
73 - 75
CB
69 - 70
Pitching
Max FB
74
FB
72 - 74
CH
68 - 70
SL
66 - 71
Pitching
Max FB
76
FB
70 - 73
CB
64 - 68
CH
64 - 64

Scouting Report

10-21-18: Natural State Games: 5-foot-9, 140-Pound frame, athletic body with long levers, high ¾ slot with average arm speed, short arm action with a tall balance point, normal effort to delivery with some tile, arch off to clear arm at release, backside collapse after balance, even land land with slight stab in back at hand break, fastball 69-73 mph, has same plane run at plate, curveball 60-64 mph. 10-4 shape with gradual break at the plate and fastball hand speed, pulls to glove side, change up 64 mph, fastball arm speed, action is straight

Videos

(10/21/18)



Dalton Ennis

Class of 2022 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Lakeside
    State: AR
  • Summer Team: Maximum Impact Performance
  • Height: 5-7
    Weight: 210lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
71
Max FB
68 - 71
FB
61 - 61
CB
(10/21/18)
61 - 63
SL
Pitching
Max FB
67
FB
66 - 67
CB
61 - 61
Position
8.25
60-yard
2.35 - 2.55
Pop Time
(10/21/18)
64
C Velo
74
Exit Velo
Position
60-yard
8.43
Pop Time
2.35 - 2.55
C Velo
63
Exit Velo
74

Scouting Report

10-21-18: Natural State Games: 5-Foot-7, 210-pound frame, thicker build, ran a 8.43 60, Offensively; slightly open stance barrel rhythm limited stride limited space between feet, backside works underneath loses contact with ground at contact, short finish barrel works to pull side, 74 mph exit velo. Defensively; simple set up, clean transfer, long arm action, minimal ground gain with right foot, short steps, minimal space between feet at release, 63 mph arm strength. Pitching: high ¾ slot, average arm speed with short arm action, easy effort and average balance at hand break, closed landline, short stride, short arm action, strike thrower, fastball 66-68 mph, cut to fastball to glove side, pounds zone, curveball 58-61, 11-5 shape, gradual break with near fastball arm speed, cb spins out of hand, slider 57-59 mph, minimal break same plane action.




Videos

(10/21/18)





Braden George

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Greenwood
    State: AR
  • Summer Team: Perfect Timing
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 177lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/L

Statistics

Pitching
75
Max FB
67 - 70
FB
57 - 60
CB
(10/21/18)
59 - 60
CH
(06/12/19)
Pitching
Max FB
69
FB
67 - 69
CB
57 - 60
CH
59 - 60
Pitching
Max FB
68
FB
67 - 68
CB
57 - 60
Position
8.02
60-yard
(06/12/19)
56
INF Velo
(06/12/19)
79
Exit Velo
(06/12/19)
Position
60-yard
8.02
INF Velo
56
Exit Velo
79

Scouting Report

10-21-18: Natural State Games:

5-Foot-9, 182-Pound frame, smaller frame with room to fill with strength. Pitching: over the top slot, average arm speed with long arm action, slight stab in back after hand break, tilt in the front, big front side with deception to delivery, runs away from arm at times at release, even landline at foot strike, fastball 66-69 mph, fastball runs arm side, in and out of the zone, curveball, 57-60 mph, 1-7 shape, with gradual break, had tendency to leave up in zone.


Videos

(10/21/18)





Austin Perrin

Class of 2022 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Rogers
    State: AR
  • Summer Team: Sticks Baseball Academy
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 120lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
71
Max FB
(10/21/18)
68 - 71
FB
(10/21/18)
64 - 66
CB
(10/21/18)
Pitching
Max FB
71
FB
68 - 71
CB
64 - 66
Position
7.53
60-yard
72
INF Velo
(10/21/18)
78
Exit Velo
(10/21/18)
Position
60-yard
7.65
INF Velo
72
Exit Velo
78

Scouting Report

10-21-18: Natural State Games:

5-Foot-8. 120-Pound frame, thin frame, ran a 7.65 60, Offensively; open stance, leg lift to stride, limited space between feet, hand rhythm, rotates past ball at times to contact,  repeatable swing, line drive stroke, short finish, 77 mph exit velo, Defensively; athletic actions, fields out in front, clean funnel, fields off right side, long stroke, good carry, 72 mph arm strength.

Pitching;  high ¾ slot, average arm speed with short arm action, easy effort with good balance point, closed landline, short front side, repeats delivery, fastball 69-71, straight action, strike thrower works down in the zone, curveball 64-66, 11-5 break, average hand speed with fastball line out of hand, gradual break at the plate.


Videos

(10/21/18)





Braxton Waller

Class of 2022 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Fort Smith Southside
    State: AR
  • Summer Team: Perfect Timing
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 150lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
82
Max FB
(02/20/21)
79 - 82
FB
(02/20/21)
69 - 72
CB
(02/20/21)
72 - 74
CH
(06/23/20)
68 - 72
SL
(06/23/20)
Pitching
Max FB
82
FB
79 - 82
CB
69 - 72
CH
71 - 72
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
78 - 81
CH
72 - 74
SL
68 - 72
Pitching
Max FB
78
FB
76 - 78
CB
64 - 68
CH
66 - 70
Pitching
Max FB
77
FB
74 - 77
CB
65 - 67
CH
65 - 68
SL
65 - 68
Pitching
Max FB
75
FB
72 - 75
CH
62 - 62
SL
66 - 68
Position
7.30
60-yard
(06/23/20)
84
INF Velo
(02/20/21)
86
Exit Velo
(02/20/21)
Position
60-yard
7.3
INF Velo
82
Exit Velo
84
Position
60-yard
7.63
INF Velo
79
Exit Velo
81
Position
60-yard
7.49
INF Velo
75
Exit Velo
79
Position
60-yard
7.72
INF Velo
75
Exit Velo
78
Trackman - Fastball
82.4
Velocity (max)
(02/20/21)
84.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
(02/20/21)
2202
Spin Rate (max)
(06/23/20)
2041
Spin Rate (avg)
(06/23/20)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
82.4
Velo Range
79.6 - 81.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
84.6
Spin Rate (max)
2093
Spin Rate (avg)
1948
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
80.4
Velo Range
77.9 - 79.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
74.4
Spin Rate (max)
2202
Spin Rate (avg)
2041
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
72.7
Velocity (max)
(02/20/21)
73.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
(02/20/21)
2022
Spin Rate (max)
(06/23/20)
2022
Spin Rate (avg)
(06/23/20)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
72.7
Velo Range
69.2 - 72.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
73.2
Spin Rate (max)
1950
Spin Rate (avg)
1924
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
71.2
Spin Rate (max)
2022
Spin Rate (avg)
2022
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Slider
72.9
Velocity (max)
(06/23/20)
66.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
(06/23/20)
2069
Spin Rate (max)
(06/23/20)
1901
Spin Rate (avg)
(06/23/20)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
72.9
Velo Range
69.4 - 72.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
66.3
Spin Rate (max)
2069
Spin Rate (avg)
1901
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.1
Velocity (max)
(06/23/20)
75.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
(02/20/21)
1971
Spin Rate (max)
(06/23/20)
1711
Spin Rate (avg)
(06/23/20)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
72.7
Velo Range
71.7 - 72.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
75.6
Spin Rate (max)
1430
Spin Rate (avg)
1232
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
74.1
Velo Range
69.3 - 74.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
67.4
Spin Rate (max)
1971
Spin Rate (avg)
1711
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Hitting
88.4
Exit Velocity (max)
(06/23/20)
79.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
(06/23/20)
209
Distance (avg)
(06/23/20)
324
Distance (max)
(06/23/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
86.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
76.7
Distance (avg)
168
Distance (max)
252
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
88.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
79.5
Distance (avg)
209
Distance (max)
324
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
24.3
Hand Speed (max)
(06/23/20)
23.5
Hand Speed (avg)
(06/23/20)
68.6
Bat Speed (max)
(06/23/20)
65.8
Bat Speed (avg)
(06/23/20)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
22.1
Hand Speed (avg)
21.2
Bat Speed (max)
63.3
Bat Speed (avg)
61.3
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
24.3
Hand Speed (avg)
23.5
Bat Speed (max)
68.6
Bat Speed (avg)
65.8
On Plane Eff (avg)

Scouting Report

10-21-18: Natural State Games:

6-foot-1, 135-Pound frame, long levered with room to fill out, ran a 7.72 60, Offensively; even stance, simple load, simple stride, barrel flat at foot strike, back foot works past contact, slight uphill behind body, short finish, hands work to hip after contact, 78 mph exit velo. Defensively; fields deep, late left foot to field, clean funnel, lower slot with arm side run, 75 mph arm strength.

Pitching: high ¾ slot with average arm speed, longer arm action in the back, strong balance point with a quick glove arm to release, closed toe land on stride, fastball 72-75, arm side run when down, fastball is flat, strike thrower, slider is 66-68, short break, stays on same plane, change up has fastball arm speed at 62-63, has straight action, stays arm side.


Videos

(10/21/18)