IA Fall Review- Infielder Evaluations


Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Iowa


The PBR IA Fall Review event took place on Sunday, October 29, 2017. The event was held at Sports Iowa in Ames, IA. The event featured prospects from the 2018-2021 classes who showcased their talents in front of our scouting staff and college coaches in attendance. 

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Today we highlight the infielders who performed at the end of the fall event.

The top infielder at this year's IA Fall Review event was 2019 Evan Paulus from Mason City Newman Catholic. Paulus is currently the #14 ranked prospect in the Iowa 2019 class. Paulus shows elite level bat speed and true power potential with an easy bat path, aggressive approach, and consistent produces loud contact off his barrel. College coaches should also keep an eye on up-and-coming 2020 Jack Young from Pleasant Valley. Young shows actions in the field, is solid mechanically at the plate, and has an above avg. arm producing 85 mph throws across the infield with carry and accuracy to the bag.

'19 EVAN PAULUS, 3B/RHP, MASON CITY NEWMAN

 

Evan Paulus

Class of 2019 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2019
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Mason City Newman
    State: IA
  • Summer Team: Peak Performance - DesMoines
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 230lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
84
Max FB
81 - 84
FB
67 - 69
CB
73 - 75
CH
Position
7.61
60-yard
(09/18/20)
92
INF Velo
(09/18/20)
104
Exit Velo
(09/18/20)
5.12
H-1st
Position
60-yard
7.61
INF Velo
92
Exit Velo
104
Trackman - Hitting
103.7
Exit Velocity (max)
(09/18/20)
93.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
(09/18/20)
289
Distance (avg)
(09/18/20)
409
Distance (max)
(09/18/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
103.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
93.3
Distance (avg)
289
Distance (max)
409
Hard Hit %
Barrel %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
24.5
Hand Speed (max)
(09/18/20)
22.4
Hand Speed (avg)
(09/18/20)
80.3
Bat Speed (max)
(09/18/20)
74.1
Bat Speed (avg)
(09/18/20)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
24.5
Hand Speed (avg)
22.4
Bat Speed (max)
80.3
Bat Speed (avg)
74.1
On Plane Eff (avg)

Videos

(10/29/17)

 

'20 JACK YOUNG, MIF, PLEASANT VALLEY

 

Jack Young

Class of 2020 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: RHP
  • High School: Pleasant Valley
    State: IA
  • Summer Team: Iowa Sticks
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
91
Max FB
(09/23/20)
89 - 91
FB
(09/23/20)
78 - 79
CB
(09/23/20)
78 - 81
CH
(09/23/20)
80 - 81
SL
(09/01/21)
Pitching
Max FB
89
FB
88 - 89
CB
77 - 78
CH
77 - 78
SL
80 - 81
Pitching
Max FB
91
FB
89 - 91
CB
78 - 79
CH
78 - 81
Pitching
Max FB
87
FB
85 - 87
CB
74 - 75
CH
73 - 75
Position
7.15
60-yard
(08/11/19)
91
INF Velo
(08/11/19)
85
Exit Velo
Position
60-yard
7.15
INF Velo
91
Exit Velo
85
Trackman - Fastball
90.8
Velocity (max)
(09/23/20)
89.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
(09/01/21)
2379
Spin Rate (max)
(09/01/21)
2319
Spin Rate (avg)
(09/01/21)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
89.4
Velo Range
88.1 - 89.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
89.4
Spin Rate (max)
2379
Spin Rate (avg)
2319
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
90.8
Velo Range
89.5 - 90.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
88.6
Spin Rate (max)
2356
Spin Rate (avg)
2239
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
78.1
Velocity (max)
(09/01/21)
77.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
(09/01/21)
2280
Spin Rate (max)
(09/01/21)
2249
Spin Rate (avg)
(09/01/21)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
78.1
Velo Range
77.1 - 78.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
77.3
Spin Rate (max)
2280
Spin Rate (avg)
2249
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
80.5
Velocity (max)
(09/01/21)
79.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
(09/01/21)
2300
Spin Rate (max)
(09/01/21)
2230
Spin Rate (avg)
(09/01/21)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
80.5
Velo Range
79.5 - 80.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
79.8
Spin Rate (max)
2300
Spin Rate (avg)
2230
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
80.2
Velo Range
77.2 - 80.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
76
Spin Rate (max)
2152
Spin Rate (avg)
2082
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
80.6
Velocity (max)
(09/23/20)
78.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
(09/23/20)
1679
Spin Rate (max)
(09/23/20)
1590
Spin Rate (avg)
(09/23/20)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
78.1
Velo Range
76.9 - 78
Eff Velocity (avg)
78.2
Spin Rate (max)
1578
Spin Rate (avg)
1382
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
80.6
Velo Range
78.7 - 80.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
78.2
Spin Rate (max)
1679
Spin Rate (avg)
1590
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Videos

(10/29/17)




 

INFIELDER EVALUATIONS (ALPHABETICAL)

Quintin Berglund, 3B/RHP, 2019
6-foot, 180-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. 7.39 runner. Shoulder load, uses lower half well in swing, solid bat speed, lift through swing plane, spray contact with gap to gap approach, 81 mph exit velocity. Shows sure hands in the field, solid mechanics, has accuracy to bag with avg. carry and velocity, 69 mph arm strength across infield.

Adam Brauch, SS/RHP, Dowling Catholic, 2020
6-foot, 160-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. 7.16 runner. Spread stance with body and shoulder load, lift in swing plane, consistently barrels baseball, spray line drive and fly ball contact with mid/pull approach, 89 mph exit velocity. Sure hands with quick exchange, some stiffness to field, works through baseball, has accurate arm to bag, 78 mph arm strength across infield.

Logan Burg, SS, Cedar Rapids Prairie, 2019
6-foot, 165-pound right-handed hitting shortstop. #30 ranked player in IA 2019 class. Above avg. runner posting 6.6 60-yard dash. Body load, transfers weight through swing, pull approach, flashes hard line drive and fly ball contact, has sneaky pop in bat, 90 mph exit velocity. Works down to up, good momentum through baseball, has soft hands with appropriate footwork, throws are accurate to bag with carry, 82 mph arm strength across infield.

Jameson Conover, 1B, Janesville, 2018
6-foot-2, 175-pound left-handed hitting first baseman. 8.08 runner. Tall stance, flat bat plane, tends to pull off at contact, 73 mph exit velocity. Avg. footwork, above avg. arm, sure hands, confident receiver around bag, 67 mph arm across infield.

Bryce Crabb, SS/RHP, Des Moines East, 2019
6-foot-3, 160-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. 7.4 runner. Open stance with early rhythm, solid bat speed, barrel exit hitting zone early, pull approach, flashes hard contact, should make strides offensively with minor tweaks, 84 mph exit velocity. Shows range in the field, solid athlete, developing footwork, sure hands, accurate throws to bag, 77 mph arm strength across infield.

Codey Erickson, 2B, Ballard, 2018
5-foot-10, 145-pound right-handed hitting second baseman. 7.25 runner. Narrow stance, leg kick trigger, rolling hand load, slight lift in swing plane, some length to contact, mid/away approach, fly ball and ground ball contact, 86 mph exit velocity. Shows soft hands, makes routine, loses momentum through baseball when fielding, shows accurate arm to bag, 68 mph arm strength across infield.

Dalton Hagist, RHP/3B, Waukee, 2019
6-foot-2, 190-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. 7.2 runner. Square stance, body load, leg kick trigger, collapses lower half, flashes strength in swing, gap to gap approach with spray contact, 85 mph exit velocity. Heavier feet, avg. glove and footwork, accurate to bag, 74 mph arm strength across infield.

Trey Jacobson, SS/RHP, Estherville, 2018
6-foot, 165-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. #96 ranked player in IA 2018 class; will make jump up rankings once updated. 6.95 runner. Athletic crouched stance, deep load, aggressive swing, linear actions through baseball, consistent hard contact with gap to gap approach, 90 mph exit velocity. Solid athleticism in field, sure hands, works through baseball, has accuracy and carry to bag, 86 mph arm strength across infield.

Drew Logel, 1B/RHP, Muscatine, 2019
6-foot-3, 207-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. Larger physical build. 7.58 runner. Shows present strength, open stance, leg kick trigger, hands tend to leak down, line drive swing plane with lift through contact, flashes pop in bat, gap to gap approach, 91 mph exit velocity. Active feet in field, sure hands, moves well around bag, receives well, short arm action producing accurate throws, 74 mph arm strength across infield.

Jack McFadden, SS, Cedar Falls, 2020
5-foot-11, 150-pound right-handed hitting shortstop. 7.11 runner. Tall open stance, strides to square, flat bat path, some stiffness to swing, spray contact across field, 73 mph exit velocity. Shows quickness in field with good range, soft glove, sinking action to bag with avg. accuracy on throws, 69 mph arm strength across infield.

Josh Meador, 3B, Ankeny Centennial, 2019
6-foot, 180-pound right-handed hitting third baseman. #38 ranked player in IA 2019 class. 7.45 runner. Open stance, body load, long stride to square, easy bat path through zone, flashes loose hands, hard line drive contact, gap to gap approach, with ability to use whole field, 85 mph exit velocity. Arm plays well across infield with carry and accuracy, heavier feet, sure hands, 80 mph arm across infield.

Will Moritz, RHP/SS, WDM Valley, 2018
6-foot-1, 155-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. #55 ranked player in IA 2018 class. 7.01 runner. Balanced athletic stance, shoulder load, line drive swing plane with extension through contact, mid/pull approach, consistent hard line drive contact, 91 mph exit velocity. Light on his feet, shows good range, sure hands, works through baseball, has accuracy and carry to bag, 79 mph arm strength across infield.

Augie Muenzenmay, SS/RHP, Waukee, 2019
5-foot-11, 150-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. 6.98 runner. Easy rhythm and shoulder load, lift in swing plane, loses posture at contact, mid/pull approach, consistent hard line drive and ground ball contact, 87 mph exit velocity. Developing footwork and actions in field, sure hands, shows ability to play through baseball, avg./ok accuracy to bag, long release on throws, 73 mph arm strength across infield.

Brady Nicolet, SS/RHP, Dallas Center-Grimes, 2019
6-foot-2, 175-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. 7.38 runner. Easy rhythm and shoulder load, short to contact with lift in bat plane, wiry strong, consistent hard contact, gap to gap approach, 86 mph exit velocity. Above avg. arm, raw mechanically, sits to field, some stiffness to glove, 82 mph arm across infield.

Evan Paulus, 3B/RHP, Mason City Newman, 2019
5-foot-10, 230-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. #14 ranked player in IA 2019 class. 7.82 runner. Body load with leg trigger, initiates swing with shoulder turn, clean path through contact, well above avg. bat speed, shows true power potential, routinely squares baseball with loud contact, 96 mph exit velocity. Shows footwork and soft hands, moves well for size, plays plays well with accuracy and carry to bag, 86 mph arm across infield.

Michael Radford, RHP/SS, Glenwood, 2019
5-foot-11, 145-pound switch-hitting 2-way player. 7.83 runner. Similar hitting mechanics from both sides, shows better ability and approach from right-side, spray contact, 75 mph exit velocity. Average actions in field, hands are stiff occasionally, makes routine plays, average accuracy to bag, 72 mph arm across infield.

Austin Schneider, SS, North Scott, 2019
5-foot-8, 146-pound right-handed hitting shortstop. 7.78 runner. Pre-set load, slight hand rhythm, front heel turn trigger, line drive swing plane, limited use of lower half, consistent solid contact, mid/pull approach, 73 mph exit velocity. Aggressive confident routes, works through baseball, sure hands, avg. arm to bag, 75 mph arm strength across infield.

Noah Van Vark, 3B, Pella, 2020
6-foot-1, 175-pound left-handed hitting third baseman. 7.63 runner. Square stance, body load, lower hand slot, flat bat plane with extension through contact, spray contact, gap to gap approach, 87 mph exit velocity. Tall fielding position, makes routine plays, needs to continue to develop footwork, accurate arm to bag, 65 mph arm strength across infield.

Jack Young, 2B, Pleasant Valley, 2020
5-foot-9, 150-pound right-handed hitting middle infielder. 7.35 runner. Body load, easy leg kick trigger, shows bat speed through zone, clean path through contact, mid/pull approach, shows ability to drive baseball, 85 mph exit velocity. Has good hands and feet in field, works down to up, fields out front, solid athleticism, and shows above avg. arm across infield with carry and accuracy to bag, 85 mph arm across infield. Strong follow in IA 2020 class.