Most Viewed Profiles of 2018 No. 9: Ethan McCormick


Jerry Shank
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MOST VIEWED PROFILES OF 2018 - No. 9:

Ethan McCormick, SS Archbishop Spalding, 2020 (Liberty)



Ethan McCormick

Class of 2020 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Archbishop Spalding
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: API Cavaliers
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 160lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
84
Max FB
81 - 84
FB
73 - 75
CB
74 - 77
CH
69 - 71
SPL
Position
7.03
60-yard
85
INF Velo
(02/08/20)
86
OF Velo
(02/08/20)
89
Exit Velo
(02/16/19)
4.46
H-1st
Position
INF Velo
85
OF Velo
86
Exit Velo
86
Position
INF Velo
83
Exit Velo
89
H-1st
4.51

Scouting Report

MD Top Prospect Games II 8.8.18

Athletic, lanky body type and 6-foot-1, 160 pound frame. Hit from a taller, balanced, square stance at the plate. Fluid rhythm and stays behind the ball well. Shorter, slightly uphill swing path with quick hands and fast bat speed. Gets nice extension through contact with some lower half involvement. Gap-to-gap type hitter with some power. Exit velo was up to 86 mph. Plays with active feet in the infield and showed very smooth fielding actions. Athletic setup and rangy at shortstop. Fluid footwork, rhythm and quick, clean exchanges. Throws with short arm action from a low three-quarters slot at 84 mph. Ran a 4.46 home-to-first time. Small side-step wind-up into a tall balance point. Smooth rhythm and clean hand separation. Generates strong lower half drive and creates quick arm through release. Lands square and in-line with the plate falling slightly off to the first base side. Shorter, whippy arm action throwing from a mid to low three-quarter slot with some effort. Fastball showed some arm side run at 83-84 mph. Breaking ball had tight spin and showed late, sharp 11/5 action at 73-75 mph. Change-up was showed nice fade at 74-77 mph.

 PBR Future Games 8.1.18

Projectable frame with some length at 6-foot-1, 160-pounds. Ran a 7.03 60-yard dash. Hits from an open set up at the plate with hands at shoulder height. Leg lift load with short rock back to hitting position, landing slightly closed off. Short swing path at the plate keeping hands inside the ball. Quick hands with some bat speed and smoothness to swing. Gap to gap type approach. Defensively shows potential to stay at short and be good athletic short stop. Clean and quick hands in the field with fast exchange and release. Short arm action with arm velocity up to 84 mph. Can get rid of the ball very quickly, made an almost improbable double play turn from second to save day two victory over Florida. Also pitched, Compact delivery with short arm action. Fastball was up to 84 in game. Athletic delivery, can fill the strike zone. Future looks to be more as a position player down the road. Should stay in the middle as a defender on either side of the bag, still has quite a bit of ceiling left in his game.

MD Future Games Trials 6.27.18

Athletic, lanky body type and 6-foot-1, 160 pound frame. Hits from a taller, balanced, slightly open stance at the plate. Fluid rhythm and stays balanced throughout his swing. Shorter, slightly uphill swing path with quick hands and fast bat speed. Gets nice extension through contact and lower half involvement. There is also some power in his swing to the pull side. Exit velo was 85 mph. Plays with active feet in the infield and showed very smooth fielding actions. Clean exchange and fluid footwork. Throws with short arm action from a low three-quarters slot at 78 mph. Ran a 5.08 home-to-first time. Small side-step wind-up into a tall balance point. Smooth rhythm and clean hand separation. Generates nice lower half involvement and shows a really quick arm through release. Lands square and in-line with the plate with an athletic finish. Shorter arm action throwing from a mid three-quarter slot with some effort. Filled up the zone with a 81-82 mph fastball that showed slight arm side run. Breaking ball was 69-71 with tight, late, sharp 11/5 action. Change-up was heavy and showed some dive at 74-77 mph.

 

12.4.16:  McCormick is 6-0 with a lanky frame, has a drop and drive delivery and throws from a low three-quarters arm slot. Arm action is short and free, quick stroke with normal effort. Shoulders uphill and on line as strides to a square landing with athletic finish. Fastball has heavy run, sitting 76-80 and touching 81. Splitter was 69-71 with decent arm speed and fading action. Breaking ball has late break, 10/4 to glove side 11/5 arm side, running 69-71. Showed feel of all three pitches. Hits from right side from an open athletic stance, strides on line and smooth load back, good rhythm. Explosive hips and above average balance throughout swing. Short to ball with extension through it, line drive swing that worked gap to gap, exit velocity was 79. At short, good quick footwork and soft hands, plays through ball well with a quick clean exchange. Throws from a low three-quarters arm slot with a position velocity of 74. 60 time was 7.27.


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