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2020 Preseason All-State Underclass - Blast Metrics


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We would like to thank all who participated in PBR Ohio's 2020 Preseason All-State Underclass. This was a great opportunity for the class of 2021-2024 prospects to be put on college radars. Many players impressed during their individual workouts at the showcase.

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2020 Preseason All-State Underclass - Blast Metrics

Prep Baseball Report and Blast Motion, the leader in swing analysis, player development and improvement, announced a partnership last month that makes Blast the Official Swing Analysis Technology of Prep Baseball Report.

WHAT IS BLAST MOTION?

Blast Motion is a bat sensor that is placed on the knob of the bat and analyzes the swing, providing multiple metrics for every swing taken. Blast captures the data by the sensor picking up the vibration of the bat at impact when the hitter makes contact with the baseball. If there's no contact, the sensor won't read the swing.

Bat Speed

Bat Speed – is the observed speed of the sweet spot of the bat at impact. The sweet spot of the bat is measured six inches from the tip of the bat.

Name Bat Speed
Cameron Gilkerson
76.6
Nik Coperhaver
73.8
Colton Hartman
72.0
Pierce Bauerle
71.6
Samuel Slodic
71.2
Cole Pauley 71.2

Rotational Acceleration

Rotational Acceleration – Rotational Acceleration measures how quickly your bat accelerates into the swing plane. Rotational Acceleration is a good indicator of how you build bat speed by sequencing properly vs. pulling the bat with your hands. The quicker your rotational acceleration, the more power you will have and the more time you have to make a decision at the plate.

Name Rotational Acceleration
Jared Teke
28.1
Kanyon Gagich
22.5
Cole Pauley
20.7
Will Harding
20.4
Trey Lake
19.9

On Plane Efficiency

On-Plane Efficiency – Measures the percentage of your swing where the bat is on the swing plane. Your vertical bat angle at contact establishes the plane for that swing. Plane is a great indicator of making consistent contact and barreling balls.

Name On Plane Efficiency %
Kanyon Gagich
87
Alex Boles
87
Zade Fusselman
86
Jacob Masterson
85
Trey Lake
84

Attack Angle

Attack Angle – is the angle of the bat’s path, at impact, relative to horizontal. A positive value indicates swinging up, and a negative value indicates swinging down, where zero is perfectly level.

Name Attack Angle (deg)
CJ Richard
18
Pierce Bauerle
18
Nik Coperhaver
17
Max Palinski
17
Matthew Graveline
17
Colton Hartman 17

Early Connection

Early Connection – Early Connection measures the relationship between your body tilt and vertical bat angle at the start of the downswing. Establishing good connection (90 degrees) early in the swing helps you get on plane and increases your ability to adjust to all pitch locations.

Name Early Connection (deg)
Blake Bowen
130
Austin Sizemore
124
Matthew Graveline
123
Quinn Benner
123
Connor Walendzak
120

Connection At Impact

Connection at Impact – Connection at impact measures the relationship between your body tilt and vertical bat angle at impact. Maintaining good connection (90 degrees) for all pitch locations is an indicator of dynamic adjustability.

Name Connection At Impact (deg)
Blake Bowen
103
Connor Walendzak 102
Matthew Graveline 100
Quinn Benner 98
Austin Sizemore 97