Future Games Spotlight: RHP Nicholas Schmidt



Shon Plack
Missouri Scouting Director


Nicholas Schmidt

Graduating Class:
2018

Position: RHP

School: Holt

Height: 6'3

Weight: 185

Rank 18

 

Scouting Report: Schmidt is a 6-foot-2 180-pound right-handed pitcher in Missouri’s 2018 class from Holt HS.  Schmidt worked 83-87 mph with is fastball, one of the top velos for the event, curveball at 71-72 mph, sharp 11-to-5 action, change up at 75-80 mph, slight sink, near fastball arm speed. Schmidt throws with regular effort, loose arm action, and a simple repeatable delivery.  He throws three pitches for a strike and will be a pitcher to follow in the 2018 class. He ran a 7.48 60 and had an exit velo of 85 mph. At the plate, controlled front foot, slight dive with stride foot, loose hands, pull power, short to contact, stays on ball through extension, gap-to-gap approach.  On the infield, athletic actions, quick transfer and throw, 86 mph positional velo,  one of top velos for the event, fluid footwork, momentum towards 1B to throw, mostly accurate throws.



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