East Bay Preseason ID: Blast Motion Leaderboard


PBR CA Scouting Staff

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FREMONT, CALIF. - As an open event, this was conducted as a straight traditional showcase, 60 yard run, BP round (with Blast Motion sensors and TrackMan utilized for gathering of various data and metrics), defensive workouts, and pitchers ending the day on the mound throwing 15-20 pitch sessions. 

We will roll out more data from this event in the coming days and weeks. Today, it's the Blast Motion leaderboard.

(Note: All showcase videos have been added to players profiles.)

One of the important tools Prep Baseball Report has implemented at its events is the use of Blast Motion sensors. During batting practice, the Blast Motion sensors measure Swing and Impact Metrics across several categories. Swing metrics measure pre-impact mechanics centered around plane, connection, and rotation while impact metrics measure pre-impact performance outcomes based on ball contact.

With the Blast Motion sensor, we were able to collect data from each swing taken by each prospect at the event. The metrics collected include: Bat Speed, On Plane Efficiency, Peak Hand Speed, and Rotational Acceleration. 

Each player has their Blast Motion metrics uploaded into their profiles following the completion of the event providing insight into areas that could be improved upon as well as helping paint a clear picture of the player to the college and professional scouts doing their research on prospects they may be interested in.

(Note: All showcase videos have been edited and added to the players' profiles)

CLICK HERE FOR SORTABLE PLAYER STATISTICS INCLUDING TRACKMAN AND BLAST MOTION DATA

BLAST LEADERS

Bat Speed

Bat Speed is the observed speed of the sweet spot of the bat at impact. For more info: Blast Bat Speed 

MLB Avg: 66-78 mph | MiLB: 63-75 mph | College: 66-75 mph

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (max)
1 Jack Schlicher CA California 2024 1B 78.9 mph
2 Nick Parker CA Arcata 2022 SS 76.6 mph
3 Aidan Sakai CA Hillsdale 2023 C 74.1 mph
4 Marcus Rivera CA Moreau Catholic 2022 1B 73.4 mph
5 Noah Morton CA Washington 2023 1B 73.3 mph
6 Manny Selles CA Berkeley 2024 OF 72.7 mph
7 Joe Plaskett CA Washington 2022 OF 72.6 mph
8 Ethan Jackson CA Amador Valley 2023 C 72.2 mph
9 Noah Lazzareschi CA Washington 2023 OF 71.0 mph
10 Yulian Aviles CA Washington 2024 1B 70.6 mph
11 Isaiah Landry CA Clayton Valley Charter 2023 OF 70.5 mph
12 Riley Winchell CA Granada 2024 C 69.8 mph
13 Dylan Lee CA California 2023 3B 69.7 mph
14 Caden Sta Maria CA Bellarmine College Prep 2023 1B 69.5 mph
15 Nikhil Beasley CA Berkeley 2023 C 69.3 mph
16 Gabriel Carrillo Jr. CA Oakmont 2024 C 69.1 mph
17 Shane Aldridge CA Moreau Catholic 2022 SS 67.7 mph
18 Konnor Rodnick CA Cardinal Newman 2024 C 65.2 mph
19 Tanner Bradley CA Cardinal Newman 2024 OF 64.8 mph
20 Wesley Whitaker CA Oakland Tech 2022 SS 64.2 mph

Average Bat Speed

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (avg)
1 Jack Schlicher CA California 2024 1B 73.4 mph
2 Noah Morton CA Washington 2023 1B 70.6 mph
3 Ethan Jackson CA Amador Valley 2023 C 70.5 mph
4 Marcus Rivera CA Moreau Catholic 2022 1B 70.2 mph
5 Aidan Sakai CA Hillsdale 2023 C 69.9 mph
6 Manny Selles CA Berkeley 2024 OF 69.0 mph
7 Nick Parker CA Arcata 2022 SS 67.5 mph
8 Yulian Aviles CA Washington 2024 1B 66.8 mph
9 Isaiah Landry CA Clayton Valley Charter 2023 OF 66.5 mph
10 Dylan Lee CA California 2023 3B 66.3 mph
11 Nikhil Beasley CA Berkeley 2023 C 65.7 mph
12 Joe Plaskett CA Washington 2022 OF 65.2 mph
13 Riley Winchell CA Granada 2024 C 64.8 mph
14 Caden Sta Maria CA Bellarmine College Prep 2023 1B 64.8 mph
15 Shane Aldridge CA Moreau Catholic 2022 SS 64.7 mph

On Plane Efficiency

Measures the percentage of your swing where the bat is on the swing plane. Your vertical bat angle at contact establishes the plane for that swing. Plane is a great indicator for making more consistent contact on the barrel of the bat. For more info: On Plane Efficiency

Ideal Efficiency %: 70% or Higher | Range: 65%-85%

Rank Name State School Class Pos On Plane Eff (avg)
1 Noah Morton CA Washington 2023 1B 89 %
2 Wesley Whitaker CA Oakland Tech 2022 SS 83 %
3 Kasey Frieholtz CA Washington 2024 3B 82 %
4 Stavros Booras CA California 2024 SS 80 %
5 Gabriel Carrillo Jr. CA Oakmont 2024 C 78 %
6 Joe Plaskett CA Washington 2022 OF 77 %
7 Caven Croom CA St. Mary's College Prep 2023 OF 75 %
8 Yulian Aviles CA Washington 2024 1B 74 %
9 Manny Selles CA Berkeley 2024 OF 72 %
10 Tanner Bradley CA Cardinal Newman 2024 OF 70 %
11 Joseph Dutra CA Washington 2025 C 69 %
12 Konnor Rodnick CA Cardinal Newman 2024 C 68 %
13 Nikhil Beasley CA Berkeley 2023 C 67 %
14 Eli Hancock CA Lincoln 2022 OF 66 %
15 Mateo Hague CA De La Salle 2024 C 65 %

Peak Hand Speed

Peak Hand Speed is the observed maximum speed as measured on the handle of the bat (measured six inches from the knob of the bat). Peak Hand Speed will occur prior to the moment of impact, very close to the commit time in the swing when the wrists unhinge. For more info: Peak Hand Speed

MLB Avg: 23-29 mph | MiLB Avg: 22-28 mph | College Avg: 21-24 mph

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (max)
1 Joe Plaskett CA Washington 2022 OF 24.6 mph
2 Gabriel Carrillo Jr. CA Oakmont 2024 C 23.9 mph
3 Yulian Aviles CA Washington 2024 1B 23.6 mph
4 Caden Sta Maria CA Bellarmine College Prep 2023 1B 23.3 mph
5 Jack Schlicher CA California 2024 1B 23.1 mph
^ Noah Morton CA Washington 2023 1B 23.1 mph
6 Ethan Jackson CA Amador Valley 2023 C 23.0 mph
7 Kayden Shaw CA Kennedy (Fremont) 2024 SS 22.3 mph
8 Nick Parker CA Arcata 2022 SS 21.9 mph
^ Manny Selles CA Berkeley 2024 OF 21.9 mph
9 Nikhil Beasley CA Berkeley 2023 C 21.8 mph
10 Noah Lazzareschi CA Washington 2023 OF 21.5 mph
11 Tanner Bradley CA Cardinal Newman 2024 OF 21.2 mph
12 Isaiah Landry CA Clayton Valley Charter 2023 OF 21.0 mph
13 Stavros Booras CA California 2024 SS 20.7 mph
14 Aidan Sakai CA Hillsdale 2023 C 20.5 mph
15 Eli Hancock CA Lincoln 2022 OF 20.3 mph

Average Peak Hand Speed

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (avg)
1 Joe Plaskett CA Washington 2022 OF 23.1 mph
2 Yulian Aviles CA Washington 2024 1B 22.1 mph
3 Ethan Jackson CA Amador Valley 2023 C 21.4 mph
4 Caden Sta Maria CA Bellarmine College Prep 2023 1B 21.3 mph
5 Noah Morton CA Washington 2023 1B 21.3 mph
6 Manny Selles CA Berkeley 2024 OF 21.0 mph
7 Nikhil Beasley CA Berkeley 2023 C 21.0 mph
8 Jack Schlicher CA California 2024 1B 20.8 mph
9 Noah Lazzareschi CA Washington 2023 OF 20.3 mph
10 Tanner Bradley CA Cardinal Newman 2024 OF 20.2 mph
11 Stavros Booras CA California 2024 SS 19.8 mph
12 Isaiah Landry CA Clayton Valley Charter 2023 OF 19.7 mph
13 Kayden Shaw CA Kennedy (Fremont) 2024 SS 19.5 mph
14 Wesley Whitaker CA Oakland Tech 2022 SS 19.3 mph
15 Eli Hancock CA Lincoln 2022 OF 19.2 mph

Rotational Acceleration

Measures how quickly your bat accelerates into the swing plane. Rotation is a good indicator of how you build bat speed by sequencing properly. The quicker your rotational acceleration, the more power you will have and the more time you have to adjust to pitch locations. For more info: Rotational Acceleration

MLB Avg: 16.8 g | MiLB Avg: 12.6 g | College Avg: 12.9 g

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (avg)
1 Jack Schlicher CA California 2024 1B 21.8 g
2 Joe Plaskett CA Washington 2022 OF 21.7 g
3 Bryson Seng CA Mountain House 2025 SS 19.7 g
4 Noah Morton CA Washington 2023 1B 19.6 g
5 Stavros Booras CA California 2024 SS 19.5 g
6 Caden Sta Maria CA Bellarmine College Prep 2023 1B 19.1 g
7 Yulian Aviles CA Washington 2024 1B 17.3 g
8 Isaiah Landry CA Clayton Valley Charter 2023 OF 17.1 g
9 Dylan Lee CA California 2023 3B 16.8 g
10 Mateo Hague CA De La Salle 2024 C 16.4 g
11 Marcus Rivera CA Moreau Catholic 2022 1B 16.1 g
12 Caven Croom CA St. Mary's College Prep 2023 OF 16.0 g
13 Kayden Shaw CA Kennedy (Fremont) 2024 SS 15.1 g
14 Manny Selles CA Berkeley 2024 OF 14.7 g
15 Gabriel Carrillo Jr. CA Oakmont 2024 C 14.2 g
16 Nikhil Beasley CA Berkeley 2023 C 13.5 g
17 Konnor Rodnick CA Cardinal Newman 2024 C 13.3 g
18 Noah Lazzareschi CA Washington 2023 OF 11.8 g
19 Joseph Dutra CA Washington 2025 C 11.8 g
20 Eli Hancock CA Lincoln 2022 OF 10.6 g

UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
Central Coast Preseason ID CA 01/22 Hartnell College
Sacramento/Delta Preseason ID CA 01/23 McBean Stadium
Peninsula/South Bay Preseason ID CA 01/30 Canada College
Super 60 Pro Showcase NATIONAL 02/06 The MAX - McCook, Ill.


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