All-State Games Player Spotlight: C Tyler Harper


Ronald Sims
Mississippi Scouting Director

The premier event on the Prep Baseball Report Mississippi annual schedule is set for this Sunday, as 30+ of the state's top prospects are registered for the exclusive annual event.

The Prep Baseball Report All-State Games will be held at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, MS  this upcoming Sunday, November 11, 2018. The invite only event is the premier annual event on the Prep Baseball Report Mississippi schedule, featuring the top prospects from across the state of Mississippi, with several college coaches historically attending the event.

In the coming days our scouting staff will begin to preview the event, highlighting players on the current roster.

Today we take a look at uncommitted senior catcher, Tyler Harper (Northeast Jones HS, MS).



Tyler Harper

Class of 2019 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2019
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Northeast Jones
    State: MS
  • Summer Team: 59 Prospects
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
7.81
60-yard
1.81 - 2.01
Pop Time
77
C Velo
(11/18/18)
89
Exit Velo
(11/18/18)
Position
60-yard
7.86
Pop Time
1.96 - 2
C Velo
77
Exit Velo
89
Position
60-yard
7.81
Pop Time
1.81 - 2.01
C Velo
75
Exit Velo
83

Scouting Report

7/17/18 Hulky 5-foot-10, 195-pound frame. Right-handed hitter that hits from balanced setup, hands starting at shoulder height with loose rhythm. Subtle shift of weight loading, with short stride and balance. Aggressive swing with a flat rotational path and bat speed that produced exit velocity of 83 mph. Behind plate gave good target out front with looseness in hip, made clean midline exchanges with directional footwork to second base. Short arm action into high-3/4 release producing a pop times ranging 1.81-2.01 seconds, and a 75 mph positional velocity. Ran a 7.81 60-yard dash.





 

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