Prep Baseball Report

Top 10 Player Profiles of 2017- #10 Noah Thomas

Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Minnesota

Over the next few weeks we we will be counting down the 2017 calendar year with a look at the top ten viewed profiles of 2017. After combing through our google analytics, we have compiled a list of the ten most visited profiles, by you, the readers, in 2017.

At No. 10 in our countdown is OF Noah Thomas (East Ridge). Ranked No. 76 in Minnesota's Class of 2018, Thomas recently made his commitment to attend Augsburg University next Fall. 

NO. 10 noah thomas


Noah Thomas

Class of 2018 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2018
  • Primary Position: OF
  • High School: East Ridge
    State: MN
  • Summer Team: Minnesota Blizzard
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 150lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/L


Max FB
76 - 77
65 - 66
68 - 70
OF Velo
Exit Velo

Scouting Report

8/20/17- 5-foot-8, 150-pound right-handed hitting outfielder. #62 ranked player in MN 2018 class. 6.69 runner. Compact swing, gap to gap approach, consistent solid line drive and ground ball contact, 81 mph exit velocity. Solid fielder, shows ability in outfield, appropriate routes and angles, has accuracy with quick release on throws, 81 mph arm from outfield.

6/20/17- 5-foot-8, 150-pound right-handed hitting outfielder. 6.87 runner. Easy hand load, slashy line drive swing plane, shows ability to use whole field, consistent solid contact, 83 mph exit velocity. Quick in outfield, covers ground, appropriate routes and angles, accurate arm to target, 80 mph arm from outfield.

3/20/17- 5-foot-8, 150-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. #50 ranked player in MN 2018 class. 6.87 runner. Square stance with body load, barrel stays through zone well, consistent hard line drive and ground ball contact to middle of field, lead-off/2-hole type hitter with bat control, aggressive swinger, 78 mph exit velocity. Plays light on his feet, solid actions, avg./ok glove, gets rid of baseball quickly, accurate to target, 79 mph arm strength from outfield. On mound; controlled delivery, strike thrower, one piece arm action, lands across body falling off to third base side. Fastball was 76-77 mph with slight cutting action to plate. Slider showed 1/7 solid shape with avg./ok depth for strikes.

10/24/16- 5-foot-8, 145-pound right-handed hitting outfielder. #41 ranked player in MN 2018 class. 6.68 runner. Square stance, easy rhythm in load, transfers weight well through swing, uses whole field, consistently squares baseball, line drive and fly ball contact. 79 mph exit velocity. Good routes and angles, confident fielder, plays through baseball with momentum on throws, occasionally slings and throws uphill, solid accuracy and carry to target, 78 mph arm from outfield.

5/3/16- 5-foot-8, 145-pound right-handed hitting outfielder. Small frame. 6.84 runner. Lead-off type hitter. Consistent solid contact, loose hands, stays on top of baseball, uses opposite field, middle/away approach. 79 mph exit velocity. Aggressive routes, clean arm, quick/athletic enough to play centerfield, accurate arm to target, 73 mph arm strength.

10/25/15- 5-foot-8, 145-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. 7.00 runner. Open front leg in balance point. Leaks out early. Lands across body in delivery. Short arm action producing 72-74 mph fastball with slight run and above avg. command. 1/7 breaking ball has varying shape and break. Avg. command of changeup with flashes above avg. run and fade. Open stance. Strides to square with good balance. Middle/away approach with line drive swing plane. Consistent solid contact. Leadoff or 2-hole type hitter. 74 mph exit velocity off tee. Slingy arm action. Falls away from target. Elevated throws to plate with avg. accuracy. 72 mph arm strength.