PBR IA Uncommitted Spotlight: '21 Zak Wauters, C, Dike-New Hartford


Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Iowa

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Zak Wauters

Class of 2021 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Dike-New Hartford
    State: IA
  • Summer Team: EMB GOLD
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
6.90
60-yard
(03/08/20)
1.95 - 2.00
Pop Time
(08/04/19)
79
C Velo
(08/09/20)
87
Exit Velo
(03/08/20)
4.39
H-1st
(08/04/19)
Position
60-yard
7.22
Pop Time
2.01 - 2.07
C Velo
79
Exit Velo
84
Position
60-yard
6.9
Pop Time
2.06 - 2.09
C Velo
75
Exit Velo
87
Position
Pop Time
1.95 - 2
C Velo
75
H-1st
4.39
Exit Velo
83
Position
60-yard
7.19
Pop Time
2.1 - 2.2
C Velo
73
Exit Velo
79
Position
60-yard
7.01
Pop Time
2.08 - 2.2
C Velo
72
Exit Velo
79
Trackman - Hitting
88.7
Exit Velocity (max)
(08/09/20)
79.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
(08/09/20)
231
Distance (avg)
(08/09/20)
311
Distance (max)
(08/09/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
88.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
79
Distance (avg)
231
Distance (max)
311
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
21.1
Hand Speed (max)
(08/09/20)
19.9
Hand Speed (avg)
(08/09/20)
69.5
Bat Speed (max)
(08/09/20)
67.4
Bat Speed (avg)
(08/09/20)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
21.1
Hand Speed (avg)
19.9
Bat Speed (max)
69.5
Bat Speed (avg)
67.4
On Plane Eff (avg)

Scouting Report

3/08/20

 

Positional Profile: C
Body: 6-0, 160-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Open stance, leg kick trigger, some stiffness through zone, pull approach, line drive contact with occasional pop in bat.
Power: 87 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. C - 75 mph. 2.06-2.09 pop times. Short release, avg./solid accuracy, rushed footwork.
Defense: Square setup, well above avg. receiver, quiet pre-pitch with athleticism, strong hands to hold pitches in zone.
Run: 6.90 runner in the 60.

 

8/04/19

 

6-foot, 160-pound right-handed hitting catcher. 4.39 home to first time. Square stance with leg kick trigger, flat line drive swing plane, gap to gap approach, consistent hard contact off bat, 83 mph exit velocity. Solid receiver, avg. setup with runners on base, solid athlete behind plate. Clean exchange with quick release, carry and accuracy on throws to bag, 75 mph arm strength with 1.95-2.00 pop times.

 

3/10/19

 

6-foot, 160-pound right-handed hitting catcher. 7.19 runner. Square stance, body load, line drive swing, some stiffness to finish, barrels baseball consistently, avg. pop in bat- single and doubles type hitter, 79 mph exit velocity. Square setup, solid blocker, some extra pre-pitch movements, tends to stab at low pitch, overall solid catcher behind plate. Clean exchange, inconsistent release point, solid arm strength and carry, lacks accuracy to bag, 73 mph arm strength with 2.1-2.20 pop times.