Inside The KS Rankings: Top 5 Uncommitted 2021 Catchers


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 catchers in the state according to the rankings. This group features some very strong arms from behind the dish. 



Cal Kilgore

Class of 2021 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Blue Valley Southwest
    State: KS
  • Summer Team: US Nationals
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
7.05
60-yard
(06/04/19)
1.88 - 1.96
Pop Time
(06/04/19)
85
INF Velo
(08/11/19)
80
C Velo
(06/04/19)
89
Exit Velo
(08/11/19)
4.35
H-1st
(08/11/19)
Position
60-yard
7.08
Pop Time
1.98 - 2.1
INF Velo
85
C Velo
79
H-1st
4.35
Exit Velo
89
Position
60-yard
7.05
Pop Time
1.88 - 1.96
INF Velo
84
C Velo
80
Exit Velo
82

SCOUTING REPORT

8/11/19
Kilgore is an athletic and lean 6-foot 165-pound right-handed hitting catcher and shortstop in Kansas’ 2021 class.  He ran a 7.08 60 and a 4.35 home to first.  He had an 89 mph exit velocity.  At the plate, balanced stance, some pre pitch rhythm in lower half, quiet hands, quick leg lift, in line stride, level path and quick bat speed, middle to pull side pop, gap to gap approach.  Behind the plate, square set up in base, quick catch and release, smooth actions, transfer on time with footwork, replaces feet, short over the top arm slot, 79 mph positional velocity, 1.98 to 2.10-second pop times, mostly accurate throws with carry. On the infield, short over the top arm slot, quick actions with aggressive footwork to the ball, clean transfer and throw, accurate throws with carry, 85 mph positional velocity, projection in build with plenty of room to add strength to build and quick twitch actions. 

 



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