2021 Future Games Spotlight: Hunter Gotschall


Mike Anderson
Colorado Scouting Director

The 2021 PBR Future Games has come and gone. The event featured the top uncommitted 2023 and 2024 players around the country representing their home state in front of over 350+ college coaches. Team Colorado had high energy and talented squad who showcased their abilities all week.  Team Colorado went 3-0 with wins over PBR Select, Oklahoma and Utah. Just as impressive, was our players' individual GPA’s. Their futures are bright as the true definition of student-athletes. 

Post event, we plan on highlighting ALL of our Future Team members.  

Today, we highlight: Hunter Gotschall.

2023, Hunter Gotschall, RHP, Calhan, (Colorado Yard Dogs) Strong with broad shoulders. Has developed to a repeatable delivery with great tempo and attack. Has slight hip rotation and dip/drive.  Creates good leverage with front side. Over the top release. Fastball 85-89, uses both sides of plate. ++ Slider 75-77, two plane with late break. Hunter continues to improve and does not show signs of slowing down. High ceiling arm! 


Hunter Gotschall

Class of 2023 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2023
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Douglas County
    State: CO
  • Summer Team: Colorado Yard Dawgs
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
89
Max FB
(10/30/21)
87 - 89
FB
(10/30/21)
70 - 72
CB
(10/30/21)
79 - 80
CH
(10/30/21)
76 - 77
SL
(10/30/21)
Pitching
Max FB
89
FB
87 - 89
CB
70 - 72
CH
79 - 80
SL
76 - 77
Pitching
Max FB
88
FB
84 - 86
CB
63 - 65
SL
73 - 75
Pitching
Max FB
88
FB
85 - 87
CB
67 - 69
CH
76 - 77
Pitching
Max FB
87
FB
85 - 85
CB
66 - 68
SL
73 - 75
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
79 - 81
CB
64 - 66
CH
71 - 72
Pitching
Max FB
78
FB
76 - 78
CB
63 - 64
Position
6.93
60-yard
(04/11/21)
81
INF Velo
(03/08/20)
89
OF Velo
(05/25/20)
96
Exit Velo
(04/11/21)
4.51
H-1st
Position
60-yard
7.16
OF Velo
89
Position
60-yard
6.93
OF Velo
89
Exit Velo
96
Position
60-yard
7
OF Velo
89
Exit Velo
88
Position
60-yard
7.24
INF Velo
81
Exit Velo
82
Position
60-yard
7.34
OF Velo
82
Exit Velo
83
Trackman - Fastball
89.0
Velocity (max)
(10/30/21)
89.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/30/21)
2398
Spin Rate (max)
(05/25/20)
2332
Spin Rate (avg)
(05/25/20)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
89
Velo Range
87 - 88.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
89.2
Spin Rate (max)
2166
Spin Rate (avg)
2060
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
88.4
Velo Range
84.2 - 88.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
85.2
Spin Rate (max)
2390
Spin Rate (avg)
2130
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
87.5
Velo Range
85.4 - 86.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
86
Spin Rate (max)
2160
Spin Rate (avg)
2132
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
87
Velo Range
85.1 - 86.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
85.2
Spin Rate (max)
2398
Spin Rate (avg)
2332
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
76.2
Velocity (max)
(07/28/21)
68.3 - 74.9
Velo Range
(05/25/20)
71.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/30/21)
2263
Spin Rate (max)
(07/28/21)
2054
Spin Rate (avg)
(05/25/20)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
72.2
Velo Range
70.1 - 71.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
71.5
Spin Rate (max)
1915
Spin Rate (avg)
1750
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
76.2
Velo Range
65.9 - 74.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
68.2
Spin Rate (max)
2263
Spin Rate (avg)
1971
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
69.1
Velo Range
66.9 - 69
Eff Velocity (avg)
66.7
Spin Rate (max)
1885
Spin Rate (avg)
1775
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
74.9
Velo Range
68.3 - 74.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
70.9
Spin Rate (max)
2244
Spin Rate (avg)
2054
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
77.8
Velocity (max)
(10/30/21)
75.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/30/21)
2202
Spin Rate (max)
(05/25/20)
2126
Spin Rate (avg)
(07/28/21)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
77.8
Velo Range
76.6 - 77.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
75.7
Spin Rate (max)
2094
Spin Rate (avg)
2077
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
74.6
Velo Range
73.2 - 74.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
71.7
Spin Rate (max)
2187
Spin Rate (avg)
2126
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
76.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
75.3
Spin Rate (max)
2021
Spin Rate (avg)
2021
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
73.9
Velo Range
66.8 - 73.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
70.1
Spin Rate (max)
2202
Spin Rate (avg)
1978
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
80.6
Velocity (max)
(10/30/21)
80.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/30/21)
2211
Spin Rate (max)
(04/11/21)
2211
Spin Rate (avg)
(04/11/21)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
80.6
Velo Range
79.7 - 80.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
80.7
Spin Rate (max)
1908
Spin Rate (avg)
1819
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
65.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
63.1
Spin Rate (max)
1548
Spin Rate (avg)
1548
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
76.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
74.8
Spin Rate (max)
2211
Spin Rate (avg)
2211
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Extension (avg)
Trackman - Hitting
95.6
Exit Velocity (max)
(04/11/21)
86.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
(10/30/21)
280
Distance (avg)
(05/25/20)
353
Distance (max)
(05/25/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
95.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
86.8
Distance (avg)
144
Distance (max)
278
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
90.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
78.2
Distance (avg)
242
Distance (max)
307
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
95.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
75
Distance (avg)
195
Distance (max)
317
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
93.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
84.6
Distance (avg)
280
Distance (max)
353
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
25.8
Hand Speed (max)
(07/28/21)
23.5
Hand Speed (avg)
(04/11/21)
76.6
Bat Speed (max)
(05/25/20)
73.5
Bat Speed (avg)
(05/25/20)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
24.6
Hand Speed (avg)
22.8
Bat Speed (max)
72.6
Bat Speed (avg)
70.3
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
25.8
Hand Speed (avg)
23.2
Bat Speed (max)
75.1
Bat Speed (avg)
72.1
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
25.1
Hand Speed (avg)
23.5
Bat Speed (max)
74.6
Bat Speed (avg)
71.7
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
22.6
Hand Speed (avg)
21.4
Bat Speed (max)
76.6
Bat Speed (avg)
73.5
On Plane Eff (avg)

Scouting Report

5/25/20

 

Athletic looking set up on the left side of the mound, small side step into a back foot toe tap. High, controlled leg lift with coil, does a good job hinging his back hip to create velocity, finishes closed. Quick, whippy arm action, does a good job attacking all pitches. FB up to 87. CB 66-68. SL 73-75. Projectable! Top 2023 Pitcher to Follow Have seen advances and continue growth and development 


 

5/25/20

 

Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 6’0” 170 lbs
Run: 7.00
Hit: Right-Handed hitter, slightly open set up into a small leg lift that lands neutral, very minimal hand movement on stride, does a good job staying on plane, controlled, athletic swing with a high two handed finish. Athletic build with a projectable frame.
Exit Velo: 88
Power: Gap-to-gap approach, will use the whole field to hit for average.
Arm: OF, 89 from the outfield, long, athletic arm action.
Defense: Does a good job attacking the ball with strong footwork, soft hands when fielding, does a good job using his legs to create arm strength.
Pitching: Athletic looking set up on the left side of the mound, small side step into a back foot toe tap. High, controlled leg lift with coil, does a good job hinging his back hip to create velocity, finishes closed. Quick, whippy arm action, does a good job attacking 
all pitches. FB up to 87. CB 66-68. SL 73-75. Projectable arm to follow.


 




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