Player Spotlight: 2017 RHP Austin Booth




Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

Name: Austin Booth
School: West Monroe
Position:
RHP
Grad Year:
2017
State Rank: 58


Scouting Report

A 6-foot-1, 190-pound right-handed pitcher with a strong, athletic frame. Short arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 83-85 mph touching 86 mph with arm side run. Curveball showed 11/5 shape with late break, depth and fastball arm speed at 71-73 mph. Slider showed 10/4 shape with sharp break, tight spin, and fastball arm speed at 77-78 mph. Also showed a changeup with fastball arm speed at fade action at 77-78 mph.

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