Metro East Open: Statistical Analysis



By Phil Kerber
Associate Scout

The Metro East Open took place on Tuesday, June 27th at Blazier Field in O'Fallon, Illinois. The event had over 55 prospects from Illinois and Missouri participate in a pro style workout in front of the PBR Scouting Staff. Today we start event analysis with stats story. 

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Top 60 yard dash times
Nick Boone (O'Fallon) laced up his running shoes for this event, posting a top time of 6.40 seconds. His 60 was nearly half a second faster than the next closest challenger, teammate Jake Holan (O'Fallon)
Name State School Class Pos 60 Yard Dash
Nick Boone IL O'Fallon  2018  OF  6.40 
Jake Holan IL  O'Fallon  2018  2B/OF  6.89 
Dalton Wallace IL  Edwardsville  2019  C/1B  6.97 
Nathan Walker IL Carrollton  2019  OF/LHP  6.98 
Top fastball velocity
Ryan Vogt and Dawson Taylor matched each other off the mound, firing off 85 mph fastballs. In total, eight players recorded a pitch of 80 mph or faster.
Name State School Class Pos Fastball Velocity
Ryan Vogt IL  Trico  2018  RHP   85
Dawson Taylor IL Edwardsville 2019  RHP   85
Bryan McNeely MO Scott City  2018  RHP   83
Adam Drewry IL  O'Fallon  2018  C/RHP   82
top exit velocity
Four prospects broke the 90 mph exit velocity mark, led by Collin Elvers (Edwardsville) with a 93. Nick Boone see's his name pop up once more, showing off a combination of speed and power.
Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity
Collin Elvers IL  Edwardsville  2018  C/OF  93
Nick Boone  IL  O'Fallon  2018  OF  90
Nic Baker  IL  Rochester  2018  3B/OF  90
Andrew Toombs  MO  Ste. Genevieve  2018  C/RHP  90
Garrett Ray  MO  Francis Howell North  2018  1B/3B  89
tOP INFIELD VELOCITY
All three prospects to throw 80 mph or faster across the infield identify as third basemen. Nic Baker (Rochester) and Cole Hampton (Edwardsville) sit atop the leader board at 86 and 84 mph respectively. Carson Richardson (Collinsville), a rising sophomore, impressed with 78 mph across the infield.
Name State School Class Pos Infield Velocity
Nic Baker IL  Rochester  2018  3B/OF  86
Cole Hampton IL Edwardsville 2018 3B/OF 84
Garrett Ray MO Francis Howell North 2018 1B/3B 81
Elliot Prott IL Highland 2018 3B/RHP 78
James Beirne MO Ladue Horton Watkins 2018 SS/2B 78
Carson Richardson IL Collinsville 2020 SS/RHP 78
top outfield velocity
Cole Hampton showed an even stronger arm from the outfield than he did across the infield, posting 86 mph, a two mph increase from his infield velocity. Nick Boone posts yet another top statistic, only adding to his combination of speed and now power from the mound and outfield.
Name State School Class Pos Outfield Velocity
Cole Hampton IL  Edwardsville  2018  3B/OF  86 
Jared Viele IL Sacred Heart-Griffin 2018 OF 85
Nick Boone IL O'Fallon 2018 OF 82
Nathan Kellermann IL O'Fallon 2018 RHP/OF 81
Quinn Lowery IL O'Fallon 2018 OF/RHP 80
top catcher pop times
Andrew Toombs (Ste. Genevieve (MO)) flashed the quickest pop time at 2.03 seconds, but it was Cole Sizemore (Carterville) who showed the greatest consistency, posting pop times between 2.10 - 2.19.
Name State School Class Pos Pop Times
Andrew Toombs MO  Ste. Genevieve  2018  C/RHP  2.03 - 2.39
Dalton Wallace IL Edwardsville 2019 C 2.04 - 2.18
Ryan Woods MO Francis Howell North 2018 C 2.07 - 2.34
Collin Elvers IL Edwardsville 2018 C 2.08 - 2.26
Cole Sizemore IL Carterville 2018 C 2.10 - 2.19
top catcher velocity
Cole Sizemore continued to perform well, recording the fastest catcher velocity at 76 mph. Andrew Toombs was hot on his tail with 75 mph.
Name State School Class Pos Catcher Velocity
Cole Sizemore IL  Carterville 2018  76
Andrew Toombs MO Ste. Genevieve 2018 C/RHP 75
Dalton Wallace  IL Edwardsville 2019 C 74
Collin Elvers IL Edwardsville 2018 C 74
Adam Drewry IL O'Fallon 2018 C/RHP 74