Unsigned Senior Spotlight: James Starkus | OF/RHP


Brett Harrison
Nevada Scouting Director

The Summer is officially under way with the PBR Nevada State Games completed and the club season in full swing with colleges out in full force to finalized their 2023 Recruiting Classes. Nevada's senior class is catching the tail end of the backlash from the additional "Covid Years" given to the current college athletes, causing an abundance of high level prospects to still remain on the market in Nevada's incoming senior class. 

Our Unsigned Senior Spotlight feature will feature the top available prospects that are backed up by the unrivaled metrics collected by the PBR Tech at all Prep Baseball Report events. This data that we collect helps fill in the all of the gaps when the player evaluation process is taking place with all pitching and post-contact hitting data retrieved by TrackMan, pitching bio-mechanics breakdown by PitchAI, in-swing data retrieved by Blast Motion, athletic testing and 60 Times by Swift Performance and the core-six visual skills evaluation from Vizual Edge.

james Starkus | Sierra vista | oF/RHP

 

James Starkus

Class of 2023 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2023
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Southwest Career & Technical
    State: NV
  • Summer Team: Team Enterprise & LVR
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 200lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
7.09
60-yard
(06/07/22)
75
INF Velo
(02/25/21)
81
OF Velo
(06/07/22)
94
Exit Velo
(02/25/21)
Trackman - Fastball
82.3
Velocity (max)
(08/12/22)
78.2 - 80.9
Velo Range
(08/12/22)
78.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/12/22)
2436
Spin Rate (max)
(08/12/22)
2064
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/12/22)
19.5
IVB (max)
(06/07/22)
15.0
IVB (avg)
(06/07/22)
16.2
HM (max)
(08/12/22)
10.7
HM (avg)
(06/07/22)
5.7
Extension (avg)
(08/12/22)
5.9
Release Ht (avg)
(06/07/22)
30
Spin Score (max)
(08/12/22)
80
Zone %
(06/07/22)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
82.3
Velo Range
78.2 - 80.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
78.6
Spin Rate (max)
2436
Spin Rate (avg)
2064
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
80
Velo Range
77.4 - 79.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
76.9
Spin Rate (max)
1872
Spin Rate (avg)
1794
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
79.1
Velo Range
76.9 - 78.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
75.1
Spin Rate (max)
1786
Spin Rate (avg)
1689
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
67.2
Velocity (max)
(06/07/22)
66.0 - 67.2
Velo Range
(06/07/22)
65.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
(06/07/22)
1771
Spin Rate (max)
(06/07/22)
1734
Spin Rate (avg)
(02/02/22)
-11.3
IVB (max)
(02/02/22)
-12.2
IVB (avg)
(06/07/22)
-6.9
HM (max)
(06/07/22)
-13.7
HM (avg)
(06/07/22)
5.5
Extension (avg)
(06/07/22)
5.8
Release Ht (avg)
(06/07/22)
27
Spin Score (max)
(02/02/22)
40
Zone %
(06/07/22)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
67.2
Velo Range
66 - 67.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
65.3
Spin Rate (max)
1771
Spin Rate (avg)
1699
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
63.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
60.7
Spin Rate (max)
1734
Spin Rate (avg)
1734
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Slider
74.3
Velocity (max)
(08/12/22)
69.2 - 74.3
Velo Range
(08/12/22)
71.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/12/22)
2361
Spin Rate (max)
(08/12/22)
2118
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/12/22)
-9.0
IVB (max)
(02/02/22)
-1.7
IVB (avg)
(08/12/22)
-16.3
HM (max)
(08/12/22)
-7.1
HM (avg)
(08/12/22)
5.2
Extension (avg)
(08/12/22)
5.7
Release Ht (avg)
(08/12/22)
32
Spin Score (max)
(08/12/22)
75
Zone %
(02/02/22)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
74.3
Velo Range
69.2 - 74.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
71.4
Spin Rate (max)
2361
Spin Rate (avg)
2118
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
64.9
Velo Range
62.6 - 64.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
61
Spin Rate (max)
1609
Spin Rate (avg)
1549
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
70.8
Velocity (max)
(06/07/22)
69.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
(06/07/22)
1427
Spin Rate (max)
(08/12/22)
1427
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/12/22)
18.0
IVB (max)
(08/12/22)
18.0
IVB (avg)
(08/12/22)
4.3
HM (max)
(08/12/22)
4.3
HM (avg)
(08/12/22)
6.0
Extension (avg)
(08/12/22)
5.9
Release Ht (avg)
(06/07/22)
20
Spin Score (max)
(08/12/22)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
68.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
67.7
Spin Rate (max)
1427
Spin Rate (avg)
1427
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
70.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
69.6
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Trackman - Knuckleball
69.6
Velocity (max)
(02/02/22)
67.3 - 69.1
Velo Range
(02/02/22)
66.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
(02/02/22)
7.3
IVB (max)
(02/02/22)
-4.1
IVB (avg)
(02/02/22)
8.5
HM (max)
(02/02/22)
-4.6
HM (avg)
(02/02/22)
4.9
Extension (avg)
(02/02/22)
5.6
Release Ht (avg)
(02/02/22)
60
Zone %
(02/02/22)
Trackman - Knuckleball
Velocity (max)
69.6
Velo Range
67.3 - 69.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
66.3
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Zone %
Trackman - Hitting
100.8
Exit Velocity (max)
(08/12/22)
95.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
(02/02/22)
252
Distance (avg)
(06/23/21)
366
Distance (max)
(02/02/22)
100
Hard Hit %
(02/02/22)
70
Sweet Spot %
(08/12/22)
40
Line Drive %
(08/12/22)
63.6
Fly Ball %
(06/23/21)
63
Ground Ball %
(06/07/22)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
100.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
92.3
Distance (avg)
242
Distance (max)
345
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
98.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
90.4
Distance (avg)
120
Distance (max)
311
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
98.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
95.4
Distance (avg)
237
Distance (max)
366
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
100.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
85.3
Distance (avg)
252
Distance (max)
349
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
24.3
Hand Speed (max)
(06/23/21)
23.0
Hand Speed (avg)
(06/23/21)
78.0
Bat Speed (max)
(06/23/21)
73.0
Bat Speed (avg)
(06/23/21)
24.8
Rot. Acc (max)
(06/07/22)
18.1
Rot. Acc (avg)
(06/23/21)
75
On Plane Eff (avg)
(06/07/22)
83
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
(08/12/22)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
23.3
Hand Speed (avg)
21.6
Bat Speed (max)
76.5
Bat Speed (avg)
71.2
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
23.5
Hand Speed (avg)
22.4
Bat Speed (max)
75.6
Bat Speed (avg)
71.8
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
24.3
Hand Speed (avg)
23
Bat Speed (max)
78
Bat Speed (avg)
73
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Vizual_Edge

Visual Skills
74.34
Edge Score
(06/07/22)

Pitch_Scores

Pitch Scores - Fastball
65
Hop+
(02/02/22)
49
Rise+
(02/02/22)
89
Sink+
(02/02/22)
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
56
Hammer+
(02/02/22)
85
Sweep+
(02/02/22)
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Pitch Scores - Slider
48
Hammer+
(02/02/22)
91
Sweep+
(02/02/22)
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+

Swift

Swift
1.79
10-yd
(08/12/22)
4.16
30-yd
(08/12/22)
7.53
60-yd
(08/12/22)
18.2
Run speed (max)
(08/12/22)
8.0
Run Speed (avg)
(08/12/22)
41.56
RSi (max)
(08/12/22)
41.56
RSi (avg)
(08/12/22)
1262
Jump Power (max)
(08/12/22)
Swift
10-yd
1.79
30-yd
4.16
60-yd
7.53
Run speed (max)
18.2
Run Speed (avg)
8
RSi (max)
41.56
RSi (avg)
41.56
Jump Power (max)
1262

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UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
Boise Open ID NV 07/19 Bishop Kelly High School
PBR Junior Future Games NATIONAL 07/26 LakePoint
2022 PBR Future Games (Nevada Invite) NV 07/27 LakePoint Sports Complex - Emerson, GA
2022 PBR Future Games (Team Select Invite) NV 07/27 LakePoint Sports Complex - Emerson, GA
2022 West Coast Games (Idaho Invite) NV 08/12 UNLV
2022 West Coast Games (Team Nevada) NV 08/12 Las Vegas, NV (UNLV / CSN)
2022 Canes West Scout Day (2027-2029) NV 08/20 College of Southern Nevada
2022 Canes West Scout Day (2023-2026) NV 08/27 College of Southern Nevada
2022 Northern Nevada Prospect Open NV 09/10 Reed High School

 

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