Future Games Spotlight: RHP Austin Gerety

Shon Plack
Kansas Scouting Director

Austin Gerety

Graduating Class:

Position: RHP

School: Nemaha Central

Height: 6'0

Weight: 210

Rank: NA


Scouting Report: Gerety is a 6-foot 200-pound right-handed hitting third baseman and right-handed pitcher in Kansas’ 2019 class.  He ran a 7.34 60 and a 4.81 home-to-first.  At the plate, pull approach, 84 mph exit velo, high and controlled leg lift, strong hands, power to pull side, quick bat speed, strong lower half.  Defensively, Gerety posted one of the event’s best infield velos at 79 mph, over the top release, aggressive to the ball, quick exchange, plays with a high motor, aggressive. On the mound, Gerety as a strong drop and drive type delivery, has one of the event’s best fastball velos at 82 mph, working consistently at 80-81 mph, fastball showed late life with running action, works on a downhill plane.  Gerety challenged hitters with fastball earning three strikeouts and allowing one hit during his inning. Curveball has 11-to-5 action, late movement on same plane as fastball, fastball arm speed.  He throws with some effort, quick arm speed, loose action, body stays under control during delivery.


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