Statistical Analysis: Top Prospect / Punisher Prospect Scout Days


Brandon Hall
North Carolina Director of Scouting

PBR summer evaluations are rolling right along.  This past weekend, PBR was on hand for a combined scout day with Top Prospect Baseball and the Punisher Prospects.  Each team's players had the opportunity to go through a full pro-style workout prior to playing in controlled scrimmages. 

Today we break down the statistics gathered from the event, looking at the top performers in each category.  To see the full list of statistics gathered during the workout, for every player in attendance, CLICK HERE (Top Prospect Baseball) and HERE (Punisher Baseball).

 

PBR Scout Day: Statistical Analysis of Top Prospect Baseball and Punisher Baseball

 

Top Max Fastball

The arms threw in a controlled scrimmage with PBR scouts looking on.  Each player worked to hitters showcasing their stuff and command.  Below are the top fastballs from the event.

Rank Name State School Class Pos Max FB
1 Parker Kanupp NC AC Reynolds 2020 RHP 88 mph
2 Matias Marchesini NC Asheville 2019 RHP 85 mph
^ Sam Duncan NC Asheville 2020 RHP 85 mph
3 Hunter Shew NC East Rutherford 2020 RHP 83 mph
4 Clayson Chapman NC Bunker Hill 2021 SS 82 mph
^ Larson Scholtz NC Asheville 2022 RHP 82 mph

Rank Name State School Class Pos Max FB
1 Seth Moore NC Bunker Hill 2020 OF 83 mph

 

TOP EXIT VELOCITY 

Offensive players worked through several stations before taking live BP.  At the exit velocity station, players worked off a tee, with a radar gun reading the exit speed of the ball off the bat.  The top exit velocities are below.

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velo
1 Breon Ismael NC N/A 2020 91
^ Parker Kanupp NC AC Reynolds 2020 RHP 91
2 Bo Davidson NC South Mecklenburg 2020 3B 90
3 Larson Scholtz NC Asheville 2022 RHP 88
4 Andrai Haynes NC RS Central 2020 RHP 86

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velo
1 Avery Bridges NC Burns 2020 1B 87

 

TOP POSITIONAL VELOCITY - INFIELDERS 

Infielders worked out from shortstop, taking live ground balls and throwing them across the infield, allowing scouts to see carry, accuracy, and arm strength.  Below are the top recorded arm strength numbers from the event.

Rank Name State School Class Pos INF Velo
1 Bo Davidson NC South Mecklenburg 2020 3B 86
2 Dalton Calloway NC Brevard 2019 RHP 85
^ Clayson Chapman NC Bunker Hill 2021 SS 85
3 Hunter Shew NC East Rutherford 2020 RHP 82
4 Sam Duncan NC Asheville 2020 RHP 81
^ Andrai Haynes NC RS Central 2020 RHP 81
5 Brice Anders NC TC Roberson 2021 RHP 77

 

TOP POSITIONAL VELOCITY - OUTFIELDERS 

Outfielders were able to take batted balls from a fungo, working through their catch and exchange to make live throws to the bags.  The throws allowed scouts to evaluate arm strength, carry, and accuracy.  Below are the top recorded radar readings from the outfielders positional work.

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Titus Twitty NC Freedom 2020 OF 90
2 Breon Ismael NC N/A 2020 85
3 Andrai Haynes NC RS Central 2020 RHP 83

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Seth Moore NC Bunker Hill 2020 OF 86
2 Avery Bridges NC Burns 2020 1B 85

 

TOP CATCHER POP TIMES 

Catchers were able to throw to 2B with infielders simulating a catch and tag.  The catchers pop time reading has scouts start their stop watch when the ball hits the catchers glove and stop the watch when the ball hits the middle infielders glove, over the 2B bag.  Below are the top catcher pop times from the event.

Rank Name State School Class Pos Pop Time
1 Sam Duncan NC Asheville 2020 RHP 2.05-2.28
2 Cyrus Black NC N/A 2020 2.22-2.47
3 Eric Krumpe NC Asheville 2022 C 2.23-2.29

 

TOP 60 YARD DASH TIME 

Players were able to run a full, laser timed 60 yard dash in the workout.  These players started from a base stealing start.   The top 60 yard dash times are below.

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yard
1 Sam Suttles NC Asheville 2021 OF 6.81
2 Breon Ismael NC N/A 2020 6.91
3 Charles Jackson II MD Wise 2020 OF 6.97
^ Titus Twitty NC Freedom 2020 OF 6.97
4 Larson Scholtz NC Asheville 2022 RHP 7.05

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yard
1 Seth Moore NC Bunker Hill 2020 OF 6.96