Uncommitted Spotlight: '20 Miles Halligan, RHP/3B, Hopkins


Andy Judkins
Prep Baseball Report Minnesota

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Miles Halligan

Class of 2020 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Hopkins
    State: MN
  • Summer Team: Midwest Seattle Mariners Scout Team
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
91
Max FB
(03/17/19)
87 - 90
FB
(06/17/19)
71 - 73
CB
81 - 83
CH
(08/18/19)
76 - 79
SL
(06/17/19)
Pitching
Max FB
89
FB
88 - 89
CH
81 - 83
SL
75 - 79
Pitching
Max FB
90
FB
87 - 90
CB
71 - 72
CH
79 - 81
SL
76 - 79
Pitching
Max FB
87
FB
84 - 87
CB
71 - 73
CH
73 - 75
Pitching
Max FB
91
FB
87 - 88
CB
70 - 72
CH
74 - 77
Position
7.33
60-yard
(03/17/19)
87
INF Velo
91
Exit Velo
Position
60-yard
7.33
INF Velo
87
Exit Velo
85

Scouting Report

6/17/18- 6-foot-1, 190-pound right-handed hitting third baseman. 7.42 runner. Square stance, uphill path, present raw strength, showed pop to deepest parts of field, fly ball hitter, 91 mph exit velocity. Above avg. carry with accuracy to bag, sure hands, higher fielding position, solid overall actions, 87 mph arm across infield.

3/17/18- #337 ranked player in PBR 2020 Overall Rankings. 6-foot-1, 190-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. Halligan is an interesting follow moving forward as he possesses a long-limbed, 6-foot-1, 190-pound, developing frame, and a strong right arm. He worked mostly 84-86 with his fastball throughout his bullpen session, and showed some feel for a downward breaking, 11/5 curveball (71-73). The effortless velocity that he showed should only rise in the future as he continues to add muscle to his durable frame. Halligan ran a 7.75 60, 83 mph exit velocity, and was 82 mph across infield. Square stance, knee to knee trigger, shoulder load and leans over plate, lower hand slot, lift in swing plane, stiffer hands but solid preset strength with flashes of pop in bat. Sure hands in field, clean quick exchange, easy arm action, avg. tempo and rhythm, solid overall actions with accuracy and carry to bag.

 

7/5/17- 6-foot-1, 185-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. 7.45 runner. Short load, minimal rhythm, long stride, solid bat speed, spray contact using whole field, 84 mph exit velocity. Easy actions in field, solid athleticism, above avg. glove, short arm action, quick release, has above avg. carry and accuracy to bag, 81 mph arm strength. On mound; highly projectable prospect on mound, athletic delivery, slight tuck and turn in high balance point, shows athleticism and body control. Hand speed is extremely quick and explosive, repeats delivery well, and is a strike thrower. Fastball was 84-86 mph with late heavy arm-side run. Above avg. tight spin and shape on late breaking 12/5 curveball. Above avg. arm speed on changeup with late run and sink.


Videos

(6/17/18)



 

 

PBR: What schools have expressed interest in you?

Halligan: The University of MN, University of Miami, Duke, Central Michigan

PBR: Have you taken any visits, or have any visits scheduled in the near future? 

Halligan: I have visited Miami and Duke

PBR: Are you looking for anything in particular in a school? (Example: high academics, certain academic program, local, etc.) 

Halligan: I want to play for a team that I can contribute to and compete at the highest level

PBR: What were some of your highlights during your sophomore year?

Halligan: I hit a home run and a grand slam in one game on a cold and rainy night.  I pitched a solid game and got the win against our rival Eden Prairie.  I was selected and competed on the USA Baseball 16U National Team Development Program and got brought in with the bases loaded and got out of the jam.  Followed it up with a 1-2-3 inning and a solid overall outing

PBR: What are your goals for this year?

Halligan: Continue to work on my velocity and secondary pitches.  I recently added a slider and it seems to be working well. Be a consistent hitting force on the team and make it to State.

PBR: Do you play any other sports? 

Halligan: I play defense on the varsity hockey team

PBR: What is your ACT and GPA? 

Halligan: I have a 3.0 GPA and I take the ACT in April