2021 FUTURE GAMES SPOTLIGHT: Walker Martin


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. 

Today, we highlight:  WALKER MARTIN 

2023, Walker Martin, Eaton, SS, (Slammers)   Growth and Development are evident in Walker’s upward trend.  Runs a 6.87 60  He has noticeable difference in height and strength gain.  While his swing usually catches your attention, his defensive skill set at SS has shown the most improvement.  Great range left and right, finds a way for feet and hands to play though ball, plus hands fielding and around the 2B. Arm Velo 83  As a LHH, he has plus hand speed with ability to go opposite field.  Direct path with line drive tendency and has ability to keep hands inside FB In.  Power potential in the future.  Exit Velo 99.  One of the Top Prospects in the State of Colorado


Walker Martin

Class of 2023 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2023
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Eaton
    State: CO
  • Summer Team: Slammers North
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Statistics

Position
6.87
60-yard
(07/28/21)
83
INF Velo
(07/28/21)
81
OF Velo
(05/25/20)
99
Exit Velo
(07/28/21)
4.29
H-1st
(01/26/20)
Position
60-yard
6.87
INF Velo
83
Exit Velo
99
Position
60-yard
7.28
INF Velo
78
Exit Velo
89
Position
60-yard
7.28
INF Velo
78
Exit Velo
90
Position
60-yard
7.25
INF Velo
80
OF Velo
81
Exit Velo
91
Position
INF Velo
70
H-1st
4.29
Exit Velo
88
Position
60-yard
7.5
INF Velo
76
Exit Velo
84
Trackman - Hitting
98.89
Exit Speed (max)
(07/28/21)
81.70
Exit Speed (avg)
(08/01/20)
278
Distance (avg)
(08/01/20)
364
Distance (max)
(08/01/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Speed (max)
98.89
Exit Speed (avg)
77.65
Distance (avg)
145
Distance (max)
279
Ground Ball %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Hard Hit %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Speed (max)
93.69
Exit Speed (avg)
81.7
Distance (avg)
278
Distance (max)
364
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Hard Hit %
Blast - Hitting
27.20
Hand Speed (max)
(07/28/21)
24.23
Hand Speed (avg)
(07/28/21)
80.90
Bat Speed (max)
(07/28/21)
76.84
Bat Speed (avg)
(07/28/21)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
27.2
Hand Speed (avg)
24.23
Bat Speed (max)
80.9
Bat Speed (avg)
76.84
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff %
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
23.6
Hand Speed (avg)
22.89
Bat Speed (max)
74.2
Bat Speed (avg)
70.65
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff %

Scouting Report

5/25/20

Positional Profile: LHP/ 1B
Body 6-1 170
Run: 7.25
Hit: LHH   Pure LH Swing.  Minimal movements in load.  Hands stay quiet.  Lower half is controlled to small stride.  Attacking hands and aggressive punishing style hitter.  Controlled then explodes.  Hands are excellent with quickness and strength.  Path is direct and downward.  Has ability to go oppo with confidence.  Has made big jump in attacking inside half.  Ability to hit it where it is pitched.  Hands stay in FB in.  Exceptional rotational acceleration to balance.
Power He is developing strength and it is showing up with pop to oppo and pull side.  More to come.  Walker is one of the top hitters in the state at any level.  Would consider Walker a top National Prospect
Arm: Inf Velo 76  OF Velo 80   Good mechanics of the arm.  Has carry as a SS and OF
Defense:  Developing MIF/SS.   Has made big progress as SS.  Great athleticism and shows plus lateral movements.  Back hand is good.  Demonstrated ability to throw from variety of angles.  Has versatility!!

1/26/20

Positional Profile: SS/OF
Body:  5’11  150
Run: 4.39  Home to 1st
Hit: LHH  Stacked Stance with lower half 60/40 Weight Distribution. Deliberate and consistent load. Stride foot simple with balance at launch.  Grip/Hands and Arm Angles had minimal movement on load. Rear Side Acceleration and attack to ball.  Oppo, Middle, In approach Did a great job of with directional hitting. Path had Line Drive habits and feel for up/down and in/out.   Exit Velo 88. Top of State Follow!!
Power:  His ability to go OPPO is outstanding, I would not discount his ability to develop power in his development
Arm: INF Velo  70 Athleticism! Release is a high ¾ with quick back side arc.  Long Levers with strength and quick twitch. 
Defense: Has potential at SS/2B/3B and OF!  Good Footwork. Some stop and go movements. Plus gather to release. Accurate on all throws, good feel for slow roller


Upcoming Fall Schedule

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
Colorado Fall Future Prospects Showcase CO 10/03 University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
Colorado Fall I.D. CO 10/03 University of Colorado - Colorado Springs

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