2016 Player Spotlights: Cade Rousseau and Nolen Williams

Click to edit entry

Follow @PBRMaryland
Facebook & Instagram

By Jerry Shank
Maryland Scouting Director

The Player Spotlight Series highlights players that have attended previous PBR Maryland events.

Cade Rousseau
Cade RousseauHS: James M. Bennett
Grad: 2016
Pos: 3B/RHP
B/T: R/R

Scouting Report

7.7.15 - Athletic frame at 6-foot-1 185-pounds.  Hits from a tall slightly open set up.  Double tap load.  Shows some bat speed with a level bat path and some extension. Good balance and rhythm throughout swing. Exit velocity of 82 mph. Has active feet at third base with good hands and clean exchange.  Throws from a high ¾ arm angle with carry at 82 mph.  Ran a 7.76 60-yard dash. Slower tempo in controlled delivery.  Loose arm action and fast arm speed. Pitches with some effort.  Throws from a high ¾ arm angle. Fastball has slight sink action to the pitch at 82 mph. Breaking ball shows 11/5 shape with near fastball arm speed.  Will improve with consistent hand positioning.  Change up has some fade to the pitch at 76 mph.  As he continues to repeat a delivery has interesting arm speed.

Nolen Williams
Nolen WilliamsHS: Thomas Stone
Grad: 2016
Pos: OF
B/T: R/R

Scouting Report

10.18.15 - Athletic frame at 5-foot-11 165-pounds. Hits from a slightly open set up. Short leg kick with load. Level bat path and average bat speed. Some extension through contact. Shows some balance and lower half usage through swing. Clean hands and exchange in outfield. Plays thru the ball well. Short arm action throwing from a high ¾ arm angle.