2019 Player Spotlight: Nicholas Newnam

Jerry Shank
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2019 Player Spotlight: Nicholas Newnam

Nicholas Newnam

Class of 2019 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2019
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: St. Michael's
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Md monarchs
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L


Max FB
72 - 74
57 - 59
58 - 60
INF Velo
OF Velo
Exit Velo

Scouting Report

MD Underclass Prospect Games 6/21/17

Projectable lanky frame at 6-foot-2, 160-pounds. Hits from an athletic open set up at the plate. Smooth load back as he squares up with lower half. Free hands at the plate with quick hands and nice extension through contact. Nice rhythm at the plate with lower half usage and balance. Gap to gap type hitter that should fill the gaps. Exit velo of 78 mph. Should get better as he gets stronger. Sound footwork at first base with clean exchange and sound hands. Throws from a lower slot with a position velocity of 70 mph. ---- One the mound has a dleiberate, build up delivery with a shorter, sound arm action throwing from a high three quarter slot. Slight recoil in finish with lower half and gets some lower half involvement in delivery. Fastball has slight run on the pitch up to 75 mph. Breaking ball has 1/7 shape with shorter action and gradual break at 59 mph. Change up shows fade with near fastball arm speed at 60 mph.

11.5.16 - Projectable lanky frame at 6-foot-1, 155-pounds. Ran a 7.44 60-yard dash with a 1.79 10-yard split.Hits from a slightly open setup. Short quick load to hitting position. Shorter swing path with average bat speed. Exit velocity of 75 mph. Clean hands and good feet at first. Quick exchange throwing from a sidearm angle. Infield velocity of 65 mph...Stretch only. Nice temp with medium leg kick. Sound arm action throwing from a high three quarter slot. Falls toward third base side at finish. Gets some lower half involvement. FB up to 71 mph with action on pitch, mainly run. Breaking ball ranged from 55-57 mph with 12/6 action and gradual break. Change ranged from 58-60 mph with gradual fade and good arm speed on the pitch.


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