The 2020 Michigan Top Prospect Games II - East - Advanced Metrics w/Trackman and Blast Tech


Aaron Wilson and PBR Michigan Staff
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The 2020 Michigan Top Prospect Games II - East 

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The 2020 Michigan Top Prospect Games II - East - Advanced Hitting Metrics

Notes:

  • Recorded metrics are based off of Trackman and Blast technology.
  • Exit Velocity:  Exit Velo is the speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat after contact.
  • To learn more about Trackman data and what it all means, click here.
  • To learn more about Blast data and what it all means, click here.

Trackman/Blast Hitting Metrics

Exit Velo

Name Position School Class Exit Velo
Peter Stewart 3B/RHP Ortonville-Brandon 2021 101
Mason McGuire C/SS Brighton 2021 99
Garrett Kerr RHP West Bloomfield 2021 95
Cam Orr RHP/1B New Lothrop 2021 95
JJ Arbini 2B/OF Tecumseh 2021 94
Hudson Davenport 3B/RHP Richmond 2022 94
Gabe Nazelli OF/RHP Country Day 2021 94

Bat Speed

Name Position School Class Bat Speed
Hudson Davenport 3B/RHP Richmond 2022 72.6
Joni Ursuy 1B/RHP Rochester Adams 2022 71.8
Garrett Kerr RHP West Bloomfield 2021 71.4
Kellen Roberts 2B/RHP Monroe 2023 70.8
Owen Yount SS/RHP Monroe 2023 70.8

Rotational Acceleration

Name Position School Class Rotational Acc
Ryan Kruzak SS/RHP Southgate Anderson 2022 18.4
Garrett Kerr RHP/3B West Bloomfield  2021 17.7
Trae Cassidy C/3B Novi Catholic Central  2023 17.3
Hudson Davenport 3B/RHP Richmond 2022 16.5
Gavin Gelso SS/OF Monroe Jefferson 2022 14.7

The 2020 Michigan Top Prospect Games II - East - Advanced Pitching Metrics

Notes:

  • Recorded velocities listed are from the game play session, taken from the Trackman device.
  • To learn more about Trackman data and what it all means, click here.

Fastball Spin Rates

The average fastball spin rate at the MLB level can range from 2050-2250 rpm. The average at the high school level will be lower, but can be hard to track as most pitchers that are getting spin rate readings, are typically more advanced. When looking at fastball spin rates, coaches and scouts are looking for pitchers that are outside the norm. High spin rate fastball, typically, tend to ride on hitter, creating swing and miss, and playing at the top of the strike zone. Low spin rate guys, typically, are creating some sink on their fastball, or the appearance that the fastball is diving.

The pure spin rate does not tell the whole story on any one pitch. Coaches and scouts are also evaluating spin efficiency and spin direction. They also want to see some consistency, pitch-to-pitch, on the release point. To learn more about Trackman data and what it all means, click here.

Name Position School Class Total Spin
Trent Johnson RHP/3B HH Midland Dow 2021 2400
Sean Knorr RHP/SS AA Pioneer 2021 2300
Hunter Pidek RHP/2B Troy Athens 2021 2250
Mason Glennie RHP Saline 2021 2200
Jimmy Love RHP Birmingham Seaholm 2021 2200

Breaking Ball Spin Rates

Typically bigger spin can mean bigger break, but again on the breaking ball the spin efficiency can play a part. There are also studies that show the speed of the pitch can affect if the spin rate has a chance to take hold and create the break a pitcher is looking for. To learn more about Trackman data and what it all means, click here.

Name Position School Class Total Spin
Gavin DeVooght 3B/RHP Walled Lake Central 2023 2450
Trent Johnson RHP/3B HH Midland Dow 2021 2400
Matthew Grier RHP/OF AA Pioneer 2021 2350
Mason Glennie RHP Saline 2021 2250