Senior Games Player Spotlight: RHP Blake Mackintosh



 

By John Cackowski
Director of Scouting

On July 25th PBR Colorado will be hosting their first annual Senior Games at Metropolitan State College. We expect to have a great showing of the best 2018 players in the state representing in the event. Below is a look at 2018 RHP Blake Mackintosh out of Cherokee Trail HS. To request invite to the Senior Games Click Here  

Blake Mackintosh

Class of 2018 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2018
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Cherokee Trail
    State: CO
  • Summer Team: Lightning baseball
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
85
Max FB
83 - 85
FB
70 - 71
CB
75 - 76
CH
69 - 70
KN
Position
7.50
60-yard
87
INF Velo
84
Exit Velo
4.36
H-1st

Scouting Report

2-26-17
5-foot-11, 155 pounds. At the plate stands in a wide, slight crouch. Slight leg kick, minimal load that loads slightly down. Level swing through the zone. Line drive hitter that can get a little pull happy. Bottom hand finish. Has good actions at SS. Loose arm that was highest arm velocity at event at 87 mph. Does a good job gaining ground on throws to 1B. Ranges well to both sides. On the mound pitched entirely from stretch, arm is short on the back side, hides ball well, high 3/4 arm slot. Short stride to plate. Can keep coming for more extension. Fastball touched 85 mph sitting 83-84. Had a fast knuckle that was 69-70 mph. Slider was 75-76. Solid overall prospect. 

8-6-16

5-foot-11, 155-pounds. Bats and throws right.  At the plate he hits from a wide stance with a slight short leg kick on the pitch.  Wrists are quick through the zone. Starts hands a  little load then gets to proper hitting position and had a nice level swing through the zone with good lower half rotation. Produced an 83 mph exit velo off the tee.  In the field is aggressive and shows good glove to hand transfer, and gains good ground towards first.  He featured an 85 MPH arm but we have had at 87 mph before.  On the mound is tall and balanced and lines inline to the plate. Hides the ball well and comes from a short high 3/4 arm slot. He showcased an 84 MPH fastball along with a 69 MPH curve with sharp 11/5 break and a 75 MPH change with good downward movement. Ran a 7.5 laser timed 60.

1.31.16

5-foot-10, 145-pound right hand hitter who ran a 4.53 home to first.  At the plate he hits from a balanced stance with a slight leg kick on the pitch.  Hands and hips fire through the zone with good extension at contact.  He had an 81 MPH exit velocity.  In the field he stays square through the ball and gets rid of it quickly.  He featured an 87 MPH arm.  On the mound he stand tall with a high leg kick and then sink and drive actions to the plate.  He lands in-line and delivers from a high ¾ arm slot.  He showcased an 84 MPH fastball along with a 69 MPH curve with sharp 11/5 break and a 75 MPH change with good downward movement.