Uncommitted Upperclass: Catcher Analysis
November 30, 2020
The PBR Nevada Uncommitted Upperclass Showcase was an event featuring 2021-2022 players with aspirations of playing at the next level. The event consisted of a Pro-Style Workout that included a Laser Timed 60 Yard Dash, Batting Practice tracked by Blast Motion and Trackman, Catcher Evaluations, Outfield Evaluations, Infield Evaluations and concluded with TrackMan analyzed Pitcher Bullpens. The event was designed highlighted each players abilities using the most advanced technology in the game in Blast Motion and Trackman. Following a Prep Baseball Report event, players received unrivaled access to their advanced ball-tracking and swing metrics through the TrackMan and Blast Connect apps as well as the players metrics snapshot uploaded directly to their PBR Player Profiles.
In today's Uncommitted Upperclass Analysis, we look a the catcher position highlighted by Nevada's top uncommitted catching prospect, Ian Graf, who posted an event best 1.85 Pop Time after a batting practice session that showcased his present power to the big part of the yard.
Ian Graf C / 1B / Rancho, NV / 2021
Rankings StateRank: 32 / POS: 5
Body: 6-foot-3, 205 pounds. Thick, barrel chested build. Wide back. Present, proportionate strength throughout. Athletic with some twitch for his size.
Alan Gaber C / 1B / Sierra Vista , NV / 2021
Rankings StateRank: 50 / POS: 8
Body: 6-foot-1, 205 pounds. Proportionate build with present strength. Athleticism evident throughout his game. Utilizes strength well both at and behind the plate.
Gianni Vallarino C / Reno, NV / 2021
Rankings StateRank: 100 / POS: 15
Body: 5-foot-10, 145 pounds. Lean build with room for size and strength gains. Some present twitch.
Garren Gledhill C / 1B / Shadow Ridge, NV / 2021
Rankings StateRank: 62 / POS: 9
Body: 5-foot-10, 195 pounds. Developed frame with present, proportionate strength. Broadness of the shoulders project to allow for more room to fill out.
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