Inside The Illinois Rankings: Top '22 Uncommitted LHP's


By Drew Locascio
Illinois Scouting Director

As we prepare for the start of summer, PBR Illinois takes a look into the latest rankings release for the 2022 class. If you missed the 2022 rankings release story, you can find it, here. Today, we will highlight the top five uncommitted left-handed pitchers in the state. Many of the prospects on this list are coming off impressive winter showings and are on the rise in the class.

TOP 5 UNCOMMITTED 2022 LHP'S

RANK   NAME SCHOOL CLASS POS
40 Shane Curtin Mount Carmel 2022 LHP
45 Brady Banker Carmel Catholic 2022 LHP
47 Chase Newby Steeleville 2022 LHP
48 Dominic Corgiat Fenwick 2022 LHP
51 Drew Duckhorn Hinsdale South 2022 LHP

Shane Curtin

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Mount Carmel
    State: IL
  • Summer Team: Top Tier
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Statistics

Pitching
89
Max FB
(03/14/22)
85 - 88
FB
(03/14/22)
75 - 75
CB
(03/14/22)
77 - 78
CH
(03/14/22)
71 - 73
SL
(07/08/20)
Pitching
Max FB
89
FB
85 - 88
CB
75 - 75
CH
77 - 78
Pitching
Max FB
86
FB
82 - 85
CB
71 - 72
CH
73 - 74
Pitching
Max FB
87
FB
81 - 86
SL
71 - 73
Pitching
Max FB
87
FB
85 - 86
CB
72 - 74
CH
72 - 73
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
80 - 81
CB
63 - 65
CH
66 - 69
Pitching
Max FB
84
FB
82 - 82
CB
70 - 71
CH
71 - 73
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
79 - 82
CB
70 - 73
CH
70 - 75
Pitching
Max FB
79
FB
78 - 78
CB
67 - 69
CH
72 - 74
Position
7.43
60-yard
82
OF Velo
(06/14/20)
80
Exit Velo
(06/14/20)
Position
OF Velo
82
Exit Velo
80
Trackman - Fastball
87.0
Velocity (max)
(06/30/20)
81.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
(06/30/20)
2251
Spin Rate (max)
(06/30/20)
2122
Spin Rate (avg)
(06/30/20)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
84.2
Velo Range
78.3 - 83.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
79.8
Spin Rate (max)
2175
Spin Rate (avg)
1893
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
87
Velo Range
84.7 - 86.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
81.8
Spin Rate (max)
2251
Spin Rate (avg)
2122
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
81.4
Velo Range
78.9 - 81.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
81
Spin Rate (max)
2030
Spin Rate (avg)
1959
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
74.1
Velocity (max)
(06/30/20)
63.8 - 64.9
Velo Range
(06/14/20)
70.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
(06/30/20)
2004
Spin Rate (max)
(06/14/20)
1950
Spin Rate (avg)
(06/14/20)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
74.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
70.6
Spin Rate (max)
1487
Spin Rate (avg)
1487
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
65.2
Velo Range
63.8 - 64.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
64
Spin Rate (max)
2004
Spin Rate (avg)
1950
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
72.2
Velocity (max)
(06/30/20)
68.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
(06/30/20)
2150
Spin Rate (max)
(06/30/20)
2150
Spin Rate (avg)
(06/30/20)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
70
Velo Range
68.1 - 70
Eff Velocity (avg)
66.2
Spin Rate (max)
1919
Spin Rate (avg)
1912
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
72.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
68.4
Spin Rate (max)
2150
Spin Rate (avg)
2150
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
73.4
Velocity (max)
(06/30/20)
68.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
(06/30/20)
1743
Spin Rate (max)
(08/02/20)
1691
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/02/20)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
70.8
Velo Range
68.7 - 70.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
67.8
Spin Rate (max)
1743
Spin Rate (avg)
1691
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
73.4
Velo Range
71.2 - 73.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
68.8
Spin Rate (max)
1701
Spin Rate (avg)
1663
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
69.4
Velo Range
66.4 - 69.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
68.2
Spin Rate (max)
1666
Spin Rate (avg)
1620
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Hitting
101.6
Exit Velocity (max)
(08/02/20)
91.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
(08/02/20)
253
Distance (avg)
(08/02/20)
362
Distance (max)
(08/02/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
101.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
91.2
Distance (avg)
253
Distance (max)
362
Hard Hit %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
86.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
72.2
Distance (avg)
198
Distance (max)
292
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
22.9
Hand Speed (max)
(06/14/20)
21.6
Hand Speed (avg)
(06/14/20)
70.8
Bat Speed (max)
(06/14/20)
66.5
Bat Speed (avg)
(06/14/20)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
22.9
Hand Speed (avg)
21.6
Bat Speed (max)
70.8
Bat Speed (avg)
66.5
On Plane Eff (avg)

Scouting Report

2/16/20

Positional Profile: LHP/OF 
Body: 5-foot-11, 155-pounds. Lean, wiry frame.
Delivery: Controlled balanced repeatable delivery, works with rhythm, on-line, lands square, controlled at foot strike, minimal effort throughout.
Arm Action: LH. Clean, uninterrupted arm circle. Works loose and quick out front; high 3/4 slot.
FB: T84, 82-82 mph. Controls the zone, pitches to both sides of the plate, late arm-side-run.
CB: 70-71 mph. 1/7 shape, occasional sweeping action.
CH: 71-73 mph. Advanced offering. Maintains arm speed, feel for the bottom of the zone, fade and sinking action.



Brady Banker

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Carmel Catholic
    State: IL
  • Summer Team: Hitters Navy 2022
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Statistics

Pitching
88
Max FB
(03/07/21)
86 - 88
FB
(03/07/21)
72 - 74
CB
(03/07/21)
77 - 78
CH
(03/07/21)
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
78 - 84
CB
67 - 73
CH
75 - 77
Pitching
Max FB
88
FB
86 - 88
CB
72 - 74
CH
77 - 78
Pitching
Max FB
87
FB
82 - 86
CB
70 - 72
CH
74 - 75
Pitching
Max FB
86
FB
81 - 84
CB
67 - 70
Pitching
Max FB
84
FB
83 - 83
CB
70 - 70
CH
70 - 72
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
82 - 83
CB
69 - 70
CH
73 - 75
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
78 - 79
CB
59 - 64
CH
65 - 68
Position
7.32
60-yard
(02/17/19)
84
Exit Velo
(02/17/19)
Trackman - Fastball
88.0
Velocity (max)
(03/07/21)
85.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
(03/07/21)
2015
Spin Rate (max)
(03/07/21)
1957
Spin Rate (avg)
(03/07/21)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
88
Velo Range
86.2 - 87.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
85
Spin Rate (max)
2015
Spin Rate (avg)
1957
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
85.7
Velo Range
82.8 - 85.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
82.2
Spin Rate (max)
1981
Spin Rate (avg)
1871
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
74.0
Velocity (max)
(03/07/21)
71.5 - 73.6
Velo Range
(03/07/21)
70.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
(03/07/21)
2249
Spin Rate (max)
(03/07/21)
2171
Spin Rate (avg)
(03/07/21)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
74
Velo Range
71.5 - 73.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
70.1
Spin Rate (max)
2249
Spin Rate (avg)
2171
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
69.5
Velo Range
67 - 69.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
66.3
Spin Rate (max)
2235
Spin Rate (avg)
2106
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
78.2
Velocity (max)
(03/07/21)
74.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
(03/07/21)
1587
Spin Rate (max)
(03/07/21)
1553
Spin Rate (avg)
(03/07/21)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
78.2
Velo Range
76.8 - 77.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
74.8
Spin Rate (max)
1587
Spin Rate (avg)
1553
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
73
Velo Range
70.9 - 72.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
70.5
Spin Rate (max)
1401
Spin Rate (avg)
1356
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Scouting Report

3/1/20

Positional Profile: LHP
Body: 6-foot-0, 170-pounds. Compact, lean frame with proportional strength.
Delivery: Tall start from the right of the rubber; small side step to level knee lift, drops and drive to square landing. Works with low effort and repeats well, in rhythm.
Arm Action: LH. Long, loose, clean from a high 3/4 window.
FB: T84, 83-83 mph. Heavy feel with some hard arm-side action.
CB: 69-70 mph. 1/7 shape with short action; some feel to locate.
CH: 70-72 mph. Slight deceleration but generates above-average fade/sink with feel.



Chase Newby

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Steeleville
    State: IL
  • Summer Team: SI Bucs
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Statistics

Pitching
88
Max FB
(07/23/20)
86 - 87
FB
(07/23/20)
76 - 77
CB
(07/23/20)
73 - 75
CH
(10/12/19)
72 - 75
SL
(08/01/20)
Pitching
Max FB
86
FB
82 - 85
SL
72 - 75
Pitching
Max FB
88
FB
86 - 87
CB
76 - 77
Pitching
Max FB
84
FB
82 - 83
CB
68 - 70
CH
73 - 75
Trackman - Fastball
83.0
Velocity (max)
(08/02/20)
80.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/02/20)
2004
Spin Rate (max)
(08/02/20)
1917
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/02/20)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
83
Velo Range
81.3 - 82.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
80
Spin Rate (max)
2004
Spin Rate (avg)
1917
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
72.7
Velocity (max)
(08/02/20)
69.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/02/20)
2501
Spin Rate (max)
(08/02/20)
2381
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/02/20)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
72.7
Velo Range
71.2 - 72.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
69.5
Spin Rate (max)
2501
Spin Rate (avg)
2381
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.0
Velocity (max)
(08/02/20)
71.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/02/20)
1615
Spin Rate (max)
(08/02/20)
1571
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/02/20)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
74
Velo Range
73.4 - 74
Eff Velocity (avg)
71.2
Spin Rate (max)
1615
Spin Rate (avg)
1571
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Scouting Report

10/12/19

Positional Profile: LHP
Body: 6-foot-3, 190-pounds. Advanced, strong, wide-shouldered frame.
Delivery: Delivery works with rhythm, full leg-lift at balance point, stays on-line down the mound.
Arm Action: LH. Clean arm circle, over-the-top slot, quick out front.
FB: T84, 82-83 mph. Lively out of the hand, late run, finish through the zone.
CB: 68-70 mph. Flashed sharp action, 1/7 shape.
CH: 73-75 mph. Arm-side-run, sink, potential swing-and-miss offering.



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