Super 60 Spotlight: Kendall Diggs


By Andy Sroka
Illinois and Wisconsin Assistant Director

On Sunday, Feb. 7, Prep Baseball Report will host the 19th edition of its prestigious, flagship event: the Super 60 Pro Showcase. Since the event’s inception in 2003, more than 300 players have been selected in the MLB Draft, including 22 first-round picks and 25 second-rounders.

We started our our march toward the Super 60 earlier this week, by highlighting the prospects set to join us, shining a light on their impressive player profiles that they've groomed through their high school years and beyond.

Kendall Diggs

Class of 2021 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: St. Thomas Aquinas
    State: KS
  • Summer Team: Royals Scout Team
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Statistics

Position
6.78
60-yard
87
INF Velo
(02/07/21)
96
Exit Velo
(02/07/21)
4.53
H-1st
Position
60-yard
6.95
INF Velo
87
Exit Velo
96
Position
60-yard
6.86
INF Velo
81
Exit Velo
93
Trackman - Hitting
99.5
Exit Velocity (max)
(02/07/21)
94.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
(02/07/21)
216
Distance (avg)
(02/07/21)
371
Distance (max)
(02/07/21)
94
Hard Hit %
(02/07/21)
63
Sweet Spot %
(02/07/21)
50
Line Drive %
(02/07/21)
37.5
Fly Ball %
(09/05/20)
38
Ground Ball %
(02/07/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
99.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
94.1
Distance (avg)
216
Distance (max)
371
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
95.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
85
Distance (avg)
208
Distance (max)
349
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
23.5
Hand Speed (max)
(02/07/21)
22.3
Hand Speed (avg)
(02/07/21)
75.2
Bat Speed (max)
(02/07/21)
71.8
Bat Speed (avg)
(02/07/21)
14.7
Rot. Acc (max)
(09/05/20)
9.7
Rot. Acc (avg)
(02/07/21)
54
On Plane Eff (avg)
(02/07/21)
66
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
(09/05/20)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
23.5
Hand Speed (avg)
22.3
Bat Speed (max)
75.2
Bat Speed (avg)
71.8
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
22
Hand Speed (avg)
20.4
Bat Speed (max)
72.1
Bat Speed (avg)
69.5
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Vizual_Edge

Visual Skills
76.43
Edge Score
(02/07/21)
Visual Skills
Edge Score
76.43

Scouting Report

8/01/20

Great one to dream on with his tools and athleticism, while also showing skill for the game and toughness at the hot corner, taking a bad hop grounder off the throat in the middle innings. His enthusiasm throughout the day was also very refreshing to watch. Ran a 6.63 60.

8/4/18- Diggs has top-notch barrel control with excellent eye-hand coordination proven by the multiple line drives his swing produced over the weekend.  Diggs has a simple and short swing with a quiet approach.  He showed ability to drive balls to both gaps with quick bat speed.  He ran a 7.00 60 and produced an 88 mph exit velocity.  On the infield, Diggs posted an 86 mph throw across the infield with a loose and easy arm stroke.  He has athletic footwork to the ball with clean exchanges and makes accurate throws.  Diggs will be a top player to watch in the 2021 class.

6/5/18 - Diggs is a 5-foot-11 155-pound left-handed hitting shortstop in Kansas’ 2021 class. He ran a 6.78 60 and a 4.53 home to first.  He has a 91 mph exit velocity. At the plate, balanced set up, smooth and controlled load, in line stride, accelerated swing with loose hand and quick bat speed, feel for the barrel, showed ability to drive the ball to both gap in hitting evals, repeats swing.  On the infield, 81 mph positional velocity, short over the top arm slot, athletic and controlled footwork to the ball, soft hands with clean exchange, quick release, accurate throws, player with high ceiling in the 2021 class.


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