PBR Illinois Player of the Week: LHP Reid Detmers

Drew Locascio
Illinois Scouting Director

Glenwood senior left-handed pitcher Reid Detmers has been named the first PBR Player of the Week in 2017 thanks to his outstanding pitching performance last week on the mound for the Titans.

Detmers, a Louisville recruit, threw a no-hitter with 14 strikeouts and only one walk in a 4-0 win over Springfield Southeast on Tuesday, March 28th.

The previous Tuesday, Detmers through another no hitter against Sacred Heart Griffin. In that start he went seven innings, struck out 15 and walked two.

On the season, Detmers is 3-0, has thrown 22 innings, given up three hits, no runs, walked five and struck out 51 batters.

Below is a look at a video and scouting report from Detmers first start of the 2017 season. The game was a highly anticipated matchup at the Metro East Kickoff Classic between Preseason No. 8 Glenwood and No. 9 O’Fallon.

3.16.17 - Louisville commit. Currently ranked No. 41 in the PBR Overall Ranks. First start of the year for Detmers in front of over 20 MLB scouts on a frigid night. Detmers works from a high ¾ arm angle with a long, quick arm action. Tall and fall delivery working in line with home plate. Good tempo and balance throughout. Advanced pitchability with feel for three pitches. Fastball worked 89-91 mph early in the outing, settled in at 87-89 mph. Curveball his is best secondary offering, worked 73-75 mph with 12-6 shape and sharp-breaking action. Changeup has swing and miss potential with fading action at 80-81 mph. Showed dominating stuff striking out 11 in four innings of work. Stock continues to trend upwards this spring.

For his efforts, Detmers has been named the PBR Player of the Week for the week of March 25-April 1.

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