On The Recruiting Trail With 2017 LHP Brock Batty {Denham Springs HS}



Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

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Name: Brock Batty
School: Denham Springs HS
Position:
LHP
Grad Year:
2017
Scouting Report:
A 6-foot, 175-pound left-hander with an average, athletic frame. Clean, repeatable delivery into a mid-3/4 release with quality arm speed. Pitchability left-hander that works fast with a loose, clean arm action, deception in delivery and outstanding rhythm throughout delivery. Fastball sits 83-85 mph with late life and shows command to both sides of the plate. Quality breaking ball with 1/7 shape, tight spin and depth. Also displays a feel for a changeup with late fade action, deception, and near fastball arm speed.

PBR: What schools have you been hearing from?
Batty: Louisiana Tech, Southeastern Louisiana, South Alabama, Southern Miss, Stanford, LSU & Ole Miss

PBR: Have you developed a relationship with any specific coaches?
Batty: Coach Goff at Louisiana Tech 

PBR: Have you taken any unofficial visits? If so, please describe each visit.
Batty: Southeastern Louisiana invited me to tour their campus and facilities on their junior day this past fall. 

I had an unofficial visit at Louisiana Tech while my team played in West Monroe in March. They invited me to watch them play then after the game, Coach Goff showed me around and talked to me. Loved the coaches and liked the facilities.  Definitely would be an awesome place to play.

I played at Ole Miss this fall with Coach Raley and did not have one of my better outings but our whole team was given a tour of the locker room and facilities after our game. Coach Lafferty pulled me off to the side before the tour was done and talked to me. 

The fall before my freshman season I went to a showcase at LSU and after it was over Coach Sanchez talked to me and said they really liked me and were going to keep up with me. After the showcase was over Coach Davis and Coach Sanchez showed me around their facilities

PBR: Do you have any visits scheduled?
Batty: None yet

PBR: Do you have any offers at this stage?
Batty: None at this time

PBR: Do you have a timeline for your recruitment?
Batty: Not currently

PBR: Do you have a favorite at this stage?
Batty: I would be more than happy if I had the chance to play ball for any school at the D1 level but as of now my favorites are Ole Miss and LSU

PBR: GPA/ACT/SAT/PSAT?
Batty: 4.0 have not taken ACT or PSAT yet

PBR: What showcases or events have been most meaningful to your recruitment thus far?
Batty: The Marucci showcases I attended as a freshman and this past January I believe put me on the map. Also when I have been able to play in tournaments at specific schools like I did at Ole Miss and LSU have been the most meaningful to me.

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