2021 Summer Showcase Statistical Breakdown: Trackman Analytics - Curveball Leaderboard


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2021 Summer Showcase Statistical Breakdown: Trackman Analytics - Curveball Leaderboard

Top Curveball Effective Velocity (Average)

***Team Michigan Future Games not included***

Rank Name State School Class Pos Eff Velocity (avg)
1 Stephen Ruhle MI ROYAL OAK SHRINE 2022 RHP 78.83 mph
2 Caleb Williams MI Cheboygan 2021 RHP 75.19 mph
3 Ryan Sieler MI Monroe 2023 RHP 74.96 mph
4 Owen Avery MI Divine Child 2022 RHP 74.68 mph
5 Coy Plummer MI South Lyon 2022 RHP 74.21 mph
6 Cody Wikaryasz MI Milan 2023 C 73.70 mph
7 Joshua Agar MI Zeeland West 2023 LHP 73.31 mph
8 Henry Stempky MI Cheboygan 2022 RHP 73.30 mph
9 Nolan Higgins MI Orchard Lake St. Mary's 2022 RHP 72.99 mph
10 Nathan Ball MI Bay City John Glenn 2023 1B 71.18 mph

Top Curveball Spin Rate (Average)

***Team Michigan Future Games not included***

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Kyle Fitzgerald MI Roseville 2022 LHP 2473 rpm
2 Aidan Carlson MI Saline 2022 RHP 2413 rpm
3 Xzavier Rodriguez MI Lakeshore 2025 SS 2375 rpm
4 Andrew Loikits MI St. Joseph 2023 SS 2273 rpm
5 Brendan Garza MI Mattawan 2024 RHP 2272 rpm
6 Cole Crouch MI Whiteford 2022 LHP 2249 rpm
7 Jamie Henderson MI Orchard Lake St. Mary's 2023 RHP 2241 rpm
8 Aaron Bess MI Boyne City 2022 RHP 2235 rpm
9 Jack Hulgrave MI Seaholm 2023 3B 2223 rpm
10 Joshua Agar MI Zeeland West 2023 LHP 2210 rpm

Top Curveball Induced Vertical Break (Average)

***Team Michigan Future Games not included***

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Xzavier Rodriguez MI Lakeshore 2025 SS -17.8 in
2 Cory Smiewec MI Forest hills Northern 2025 RHP -16.1 in
3 Bobby Kelly MI Grosse Pointe South 2021 RHP -14.6 in
4 Tyler McKinstry MI Frankenmuth 2022 3B -14.2 in
5 Aidan Carlson MI Saline 2022 RHP -14.0 in
6 Jackson Smith MI Plymouth 2025 RHP -13.7 in
7 Easton Remick MI Zeeland East 2023 LHP -13.3 in
8 Nathan Super MI Cardinal Mooney 2022 RHP -13.0 in
9 Hudson MacDonald MI Lutheran North 2025 OF -12.5 in
10 Aaron Bess MI Boyne City 2022 RHP -11.0 in

Top Curveball Horizontal Movement (Average)

***Team Michigan Future Games not included***

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Austin Deller MI Caledonia 2022 2B -22.2
2 Noah Reeves MI Saline 2025 LHP 21.4
3 Hudson Hodgins MI Ogemaw Heights 2023 RHP -19.6
4 Cory Smiewec MI Forest hills Northern 2025 RHP -19.4
5 Joe Robertson MI Forest Hills Central 2022 RHP -16.7
6 Xzavier Rodriguez MI Lakeshore 2025 SS -16.6
7 Carson Custer MI Forest Hills Central 2024 RHP -16.5
8 Mitchell Fuchs MI Livonia Churchill 2022 LHP 16.4
9 Adrian Epps MI West Bloomfield 2023 OF -16.3
10 Jaxon Huffman MI Mona Shores 2023 RHP -15.6

Top Curveball Extension (Average)

***Team Michigan Future Games not included***

Rank Name State School Class Pos Extension (avg)
1 Stephen Ruhle MI ROYAL OAK SHRINE 2022 RHP 7.49 ft
2 Kellen Payne MI Byron Center 2025 RHP 6.94 ft
3 Daniel Wilcome MI Cheboygan 2022 LHP 6.72 ft
4 Dylan Shaeffer MI De La Salle Collegiate 2025 C 6.52 ft
5 Reed Muir MI Saline 2024 OF 6.51 ft
6 Caleb Williams MI Cheboygan 2021 RHP 6.41 ft
7 Dennell Kemp MI Ecorse 2023 OF 6.33 ft
8 Landon Rossback MI Grand Rapids Christian 2022 RHP 6.25 ft
9 Easton Remick MI Zeeland East 2023 LHP 6.21 ft
10 Jay Tuttle MI Owosso 2023 RHP 6.11 ft

Top Curveball Release Height (Average)

***Team Michigan Future Games not included***

Rank Name State School Class Pos Release Ht (avg)
1 Jaden Pydyn MI Detroit Catholic Central 2025 3B 7.35 ft
2 Logan Santana MI Brighton 2025 RHP 7.04 ft
3 Dylan Shaeffer MI De La Salle Collegiate 2025 C 6.98 ft
4 Avery Lambers MI Muskegon Oakridge 2026 C 6.91 ft
5 Tyler Finkbeiner MI Anchor Bay 2025 RHP 6.85 ft
6 Xzavier Rodriguez MI Lakeshore 2025 SS 6.82 ft
7 Zander Neuhaus MI Clio 2022 1B 6.76 ft
8 Joshua Agar MI Zeeland West 2023 LHP 6.68 ft
9 Colin Fayle MI Gull Lake 2025 OF 6.64 ft
10 Stephen Ruhle MI ROYAL OAK SHRINE 2022 RHP 6.61 ft

Top Curveball Peak Bauer Unit (Max)

***Team Michigan Future Games not included***

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Kyle Fitzgerald MI Roseville 2022 LHP 38
2 Hunter Easton MI Saline 2025 C 37
3 Joe Robertson MI Forest Hills Central 2022 RHP 37
4 Cory Smiewec MI Forest hills Northern 2025 RHP 37
5 Jack Cumberland MI South Lyon 2025 SS 37
6 Jackson Smith MI Plymouth 2025 RHP 36
7 Cody Wikaryasz MI Milan 2023 C 35
8 Aidan Carlson MI Saline 2022 RHP 35
9 Xzavier Rodriguez MI Lakeshore 2025 SS 35
10 Kellen Ford MI Hopkins 2026 OF 35
11 Maxwell Hammond MI Reed City 2024 LHP 35
12 Wyatt Borbi MI St. Mary's Prep 2025 RHP 35

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