Inside The KS Rankings: Top 5 Uncommitted 2021 CIFs


Andy Urban
OK/MO/KS Executive Scouting Director

As we prepare for the most important summer of all time for amateur baseball, PBR KS takes a deeper look into the latest 125 player rankings release for the 2021 class. If you missed the release story for the class, you can find it here. Today, we will highlight the top 5 uncommitted corner infielders in the state according to the rankings. This group features physically advanced power bats. 



Kolden Howerton

Class of 2021 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Seaman
    State: KS
  • Summer Team: The Barn Baseball Academy
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Statistics

Pitching
82
Max FB
(01/12/19)
79 - 82
FB
(01/12/19)
66 - 69
CB
(01/12/19)
73 - 78
CH
(01/12/19)
Pitching
Max FB
82
FB
79 - 82
CB
66 - 69
CH
73 - 78
Position
7.16
60-yard
(06/04/19)
83
INF Velo
(06/23/20)
82
OF Velo
(10/27/19)
76
C Velo
(01/12/19)
93
Exit Velo
(10/27/19)
4.10
H-1st
(01/12/19)
Position
60-yard
7.26
INF Velo
83
OF Velo
81
Exit Velo
89
Position
60-yard
7.43
INF Velo
81
Exit Velo
93
Position
INF Velo
82
OF Velo
82
Exit Velo
93
H-1st
4.26
Position
60-yard
7.51
INF Velo
80
Exit Velo
90
Position
60-yard
7.16
INF Velo
79
Exit Velo
88
Position
INF Velo
79
C Velo
76
H-1st
4.1
Exit Velo
87
Trackman - Hitting
96.1
Exit Velocity (max)
(06/23/20)
88.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
(06/23/20)
246
Distance (avg)
(06/23/20)
334
Distance (max)
(06/23/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
96.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
88.2
Distance (avg)
246
Distance (max)
334
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
24.0
Hand Speed (max)
(06/23/20)
23.3
Hand Speed (avg)
(06/23/20)
73.1
Bat Speed (max)
(06/23/20)
71.1
Bat Speed (avg)
(06/23/20)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
24
Hand Speed (avg)
23.3
Bat Speed (max)
73.1
Bat Speed (avg)
71.1
On Plane Eff (avg)

SCOUTING REPORT

2/29/20

Positional Profile: 3B 
Body: 5-foot-11, 190-pounds. Athletic, well-proportioned build. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front, quick funnel on the move, athletic defender. 
Arm: RH.  INF - 81 mph. Loose arm action, quick draw, high 3/4 slot. 
Hit: LHH. Balanced setup, active pre-pitch movement in hands, bar load, quick toe-tap trigger, short stride, showed occasional balance through contact.  Able to generate some bat speed with hands, level path to contact, line drive approach at the plate, aggressive hacks. 
Power: 93 mph exit velocity from the tee. Showed some juice in BP, ball jumps when he finds the barrel. 
Run: 7.43 runner in the 60. 

 



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