PBR IA Uncommitted Spotlight: '21 Zach Kain, OF/LHP, Urbandale


Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Iowa

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Zach Kain

Class of 2021 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Urbandale
    State: IA
  • Summer Team: DMACC
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 160lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Statistics

Pitching
84
Max FB
(03/08/20)
81 - 83
FB
(03/08/20)
69 - 72
CB
(03/08/20)
76 - 78
CH
(09/07/20)
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
80 - 83
CB
69 - 70
CH
76 - 78
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
79 - 81
CB
68 - 69
CH
75 - 76
Pitching
Max FB
84
FB
81 - 83
CB
69 - 72
CH
73 - 76
Pitching
Max FB
80
FB
78 - 80
CB
69 - 71
CH
72 - 74
Position
6.83
60-yard
(03/08/20)
87
OF Velo
(03/08/20)
87
Exit Velo
(09/07/20)
Position
60-yard
6.83
OF Velo
87
Exit Velo
86
Position
60-yard
7.07
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
85
Trackman - Fastball
83.8
Velocity (max)
(08/30/21)
81.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/30/21)
2174
Spin Rate (max)
(08/30/21)
2067
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/30/21)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
83.8
Velo Range
81.9 - 83.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
81.8
Spin Rate (max)
2174
Spin Rate (avg)
2067
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
81.1
Velo Range
78.8 - 80.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
79.3
Spin Rate (max)
2084
Spin Rate (avg)
1854
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
69.1
Velocity (max)
(08/09/20)
67.7 - 69.0
Velo Range
(08/09/20)
67.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/09/20)
2351
Spin Rate (max)
(08/30/21)
2308
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/30/21)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
68.5
Velo Range
66.9 - 68.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
66.2
Spin Rate (max)
2351
Spin Rate (avg)
2308
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
69.1
Velo Range
67.7 - 69
Eff Velocity (avg)
67.5
Spin Rate (max)
2342
Spin Rate (avg)
2252
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
76.5
Velocity (max)
(08/09/20)
74.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/30/21)
1919
Spin Rate (max)
(08/30/21)
1892
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/09/20)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
76.3
Velo Range
73.1 - 76.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
74.2
Spin Rate (max)
1919
Spin Rate (avg)
1774
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
76.5
Velo Range
76 - 76.5
Spin Rate (max)
1892
Spin Rate (avg)
1892
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Hitting
93.0
Exit Velocity (max)
(08/09/20)
85.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
(08/30/21)
246
Distance (avg)
(08/30/21)
318
Distance (max)
(08/30/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
91.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
85
Distance (avg)
246
Distance (max)
318
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
93
Exit Velocity (avg)
78.3
Distance (avg)
243
Distance (max)
280
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Blast - Hitting
22.9
Hand Speed (max)
(08/30/21)
21.3
Hand Speed (avg)
(08/30/21)
73.4
Bat Speed (max)
(08/30/21)
69.1
Bat Speed (avg)
(08/30/21)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
22.9
Hand Speed (avg)
21.3
Bat Speed (max)
73.4
Bat Speed (avg)
69.1
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
21.5
Hand Speed (avg)
20.8
Bat Speed (max)
73.2
Bat Speed (avg)
68.3
On Plane Eff (avg)

Scouting Report

3/08/20

 

Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 5-10, 160-pounds.
Delivery: Controlled tempo, balanced over rubber, lands inline, slight finish.
Arm Action: LH. Stiffer shouldered, some life and clean out front.
FB: T84, 81-83 mph. Running action; tends to miss arm-side of plate.
CB: 69-72 mph. Sharper breaking ball with tight spin when released out front.
CH: 73-76 mph. Straight with avg. fade and sink.

Hit: LHH. Slight open stance, short to contact, shows rhythm in box, consistent hard line drive contact.
Power: 86 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: LH. OF - 87 mph.
Defense: Avg. tempo to field, sure hands, tends to stop to throw, velo will develop more with greater use of momentum.
Run: 6.83 runner in the 60.

 

3/10/19

 

5-foot-10, 145-pound left-handed hitting 2-way player. On mound; crouched medium balance point, longer arm path, one piece action, delivered from high ¾ slot. Fastball was 78-80 mph with running action for strikes. Good depth on breaking ball with 1/7 shape for strikes. Cut action on changeup with avg. depth and sink. 7.07 runner. Slightly open stance, body load, linear stride through contact, uses lower half well in swing, shows line drive contact to pull side of field, creates good bat speed out of smaller frame, 85 mph exit velocity. Avg. footwork and fielding mechanics, tends to stop to field, above avg. throws with accuracy and carry to target with athletic arm action, 84 mph arm strength from outfield.

 


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