Scout Day Spotlight: Torin Cavanaugh


Tino Abarca
Kansas Staff

Uncommitted 2022 RHP/C remains one of the top uncommitted players juniors on the market. Cavanaugh attended The Barn scout day in mid-January, where he topped at 85mph from the mound.

Cavanaugh checks in at No. 45 in the KS 2022 class.

SPOTLIGHT

 

Torin Cavanaugh

Class of 2022 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: C
  • High School: Chapman
    State: KS
  • Summer Team: The Barn
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 210lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
85
Max FB
(01/17/21)
83 - 85
FB
(01/17/21)
67 - 69
CB
(01/26/20)
74 - 74
CH
(01/17/21)
71 - 74
SL
(01/17/21)
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
83 - 85
CH
74 - 74
SL
71 - 74
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
78 - 81
SL
71 - 72
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
80 - 81
CB
67 - 69
CH
71 - 73
Position
7.67
60-yard
(01/17/21)
2.10 - 2.22
Pop Time
(01/17/21)
78
C Velo
(01/17/21)
88
Exit Velo
(01/17/21)
4.34
H-1st
(01/26/20)
Position
60-yard
7.67
Pop Time
2.1 - 2.22
C Velo
78
Exit Velo
88
Position
60-yard
7.94
Pop Time
2.18 - 2.3
C Velo
73
Exit Velo
86
Position
C Velo
74
H-1st
4.34
Exit Velo
66
Trackman - Fastball
80.8
Velocity (max)
(06/23/20)
78.3 - 80.3
Velo Range
(06/23/20)
77.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
(06/23/20)
2030
Spin Rate (max)
(06/23/20)
1853
Spin Rate (avg)
(06/23/20)
16.7
IVB (max)
(06/23/20)
10.6
IVB (avg)
(06/23/20)
4.3
HM (max)
(06/23/20)
0.5
HM (avg)
(06/23/20)
5.4
Extension (avg)
(06/23/20)
6.4
Release Ht (avg)
(06/23/20)
25
Spin Score (max)
(06/23/20)
40
Zone %
(06/23/20)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
80.8
Velo Range
78.3 - 80.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
77.3
Spin Rate (max)
2030
Spin Rate (avg)
1853
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
70.9
Velocity (max)
(06/23/20)
67.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
(06/23/20)
2119
Spin Rate (max)
(06/23/20)
2119
Spin Rate (avg)
(06/23/20)
3.9
IVB (max)
(06/23/20)
3.9
IVB (avg)
(06/23/20)
-8.2
HM (max)
(06/23/20)
-8.2
HM (avg)
(06/23/20)
4.7
Extension (avg)
(06/23/20)
6.2
Release Ht (avg)
(06/23/20)
30
Spin Score (max)
(06/23/20)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
70.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
67.8
Spin Rate (max)
2119
Spin Rate (avg)
2119
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Hitting
86.2
Exit Velocity (max)
(06/23/20)
82.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
(06/23/20)
267
Distance (avg)
(06/23/20)
320
Distance (max)
(06/23/20)
57
Sweet Spot %
(06/23/20)
29
Line Drive %
(06/23/20)
57.1
Fly Ball %
(06/23/20)
14
Ground Ball %
(06/23/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
86.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
82
Distance (avg)
267
Distance (max)
320
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
21.9
Hand Speed (max)
(06/23/20)
20.8
Hand Speed (avg)
(06/23/20)
75.0
Bat Speed (max)
(06/23/20)
66.5
Bat Speed (avg)
(06/23/20)
18.9
Rot. Acc (max)
(06/23/20)
15.0
Rot. Acc (avg)
(06/23/20)
65
On Plane Eff (avg)
(06/23/20)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
21.9
Hand Speed (avg)
20.8
Bat Speed (max)
75
Bat Speed (avg)
66.5
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitch_Scores

Pitch Scores - Fastball
58
Hop+
(06/23/20)
47
Rise+
(06/23/20)
97
Sink+
(06/23/20)
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Slider
64
Hammer+
(06/23/20)
82
Sweep+
(06/23/20)
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+

Scouting Report

6/23/20

 

Positional Profile: C / RHP
Body: 6-foot-2, 190-pounds. Big body, long limbs, wide shoulders.
Defense: 2.18-2.30 pop times. Narrow and crouched set up. Clean transfers, gains ground with footwork.                                                                                                                                  Arm: Right-handed. C – 73 mph. High three-quarters release, short arm action, mostly accurate throws.
Hit: Starts balanced and slightly open. Quite load, some lift to bat path, shorter stride, aggressive swings, back hip gets through, creates leverage with front side, exit velocity of 86 mph.
Run: 7.94 second 60.

Delivery: Larger frame with a presence on the mound, some rhythm to his delivery, throws with regular effort, accelerates tempo down the mound, falls slight towards first base after release
Arm Action: Right-handed, high three-quarters release
FB: 78-81 mph, slight cut, thrown for strikes to both sides of the plate
SL: 71-72 mph, near fastball arm speed, gradual action, 11/5 shape.   

 

1/26/20

 

Cavanaugh is a lean 6-foot-2 180-pound right-handed hitting catcher in Kansas’ 2022 class.  He ran a 4.34 home to first and had a 66 mph exit velocity.  At the plate, starts with open stance, minimal load, in line stride, quick hands, hits with leverage in lower half, high finish in hands, middle to pull side line drives, has feel for barrel.  Behind the plate, 74 mph positional velocity, thin set up in lower half, short jab step with right foot, over the top arm slot, clean transfer.

 


 



RELATED CONTENT