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2023 Release Baseball Metrics: Trackman Analytics - Pitching Leaderboard


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We would like to thank all who participated in PBR Ohio's 2023 Scout Day: Release Baseball. This was a great opportunity for the class of 2023-2026 prospects to be put on college radars. Many players impressed during their individual workouts at the showcase. Below we have the complete statistical results from the event as well as the top performers across various different categories.

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2023 Release Baseball Metrics: Trackman Analytics - Pitching Leaderboard (Fastball)

Top Fastball Velocity (Max)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Henry Slaby OH St. Edward 2024 RHP 89.0 mph
2 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 88.4 mph
3 Tony Buttari OH Bay 2023 RHP 88.0 mph
4 Will Kay OH Gilmour Academy 2023 RHP 86.6 mph
5 Kevin Regan OH Saint Ignatius 2024 RHP 86.6 mph
6 Matthew Tierno OH Lake Catholic 2024 LHP 85.5 mph
7 Nate Muncy OH Southeast 2024 LHP 85.4 mph
8 Johnathan Brenner OH CARDINAL MOONEY HIGH SCHOOL 2026 RHP 85.1 mph
9 Michael Klasa OH Lakewood 2024 RHP 84.7 mph
10 Drew Sloan OH Jackson Milton 2025 RHP 83.7 mph

Top Fastball Spin Rate (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 2250 rpm
2 Nicholas Morean OH Twinsburg 2026 RHP 2238 rpm
3 Nate Muncy OH Southeast 2024 LHP 2210 rpm
4 Scott Eaton, Jr. OH Canfield 2024 LHP 2207 rpm
5 Henry Slaby OH St. Edward 2024 RHP 2117 rpm
6 Caleb Mecurio OH Walsh Jesuit 2026 RHP 2106 rpm
7 Johnathan Brenner OH CARDINAL MOONEY HIGH SCHOOL 2026 RHP 2098 rpm
8 Cooper Neel OH Brunswick 2025 RHP 2097 rpm
9 Josh Pierson OH Walsh Jesuit 2025 RHP 2089 rpm
10 Grant Lashutka OH St. Edward 2026 RHP 2088 rpm

Top Fastball Induced Vertical Break (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Nate Muncy OH Southeast 2024 LHP 20.6 in
2 Johnathan Brenner OH CARDINAL MOONEY HIGH SCHOOL 2026 RHP 18.0 in
3 Dan Miller OH Highland High School 2026 RHP 17.5 in
4 Michael Klasa OH Lakewood 2024 RHP 17.0 in
5 Cooper Neel OH Brunswick 2025 RHP 15.6 in
6 Scott Eaton, Jr. OH Canfield 2024 LHP 15.4 in
7 Kevin Regan OH Saint Ignatius 2024 RHP 15.0 in
8 Danny Surdy OH Bay Village 2024 RHP 14.3 in
9 Troy Lucas OH ST JOHNS JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL & ACADEMY 2026 3B 14.2 in
10 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 13.9 in

Top Fastball Horizontal Movement (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Drew Sloan OH Jackson Milton 2025 RHP 14.6
2 Brady Carpenter OH David Anderson Jr/Sr High School 2026 RHP 14.5
3 Dan Miller OH Highland High School 2026 RHP 12.6
4 Will Kay OH Gilmour Academy 2023 RHP 12.1
5 Matthew Tierno OH Lake Catholic 2024 LHP -12.0
6 Casey Bullock OH St. Edward 2024 3B 11.5
7 Kevin Regan OH Saint Ignatius 2024 RHP 10.4
8 Henry Slaby OH St. Edward 2024 RHP 8.8
9 Michael Klasa OH Lakewood 2024 RHP 8.3
10 Scott Eaton, Jr. OH Canfield 2024 LHP -7.7

Top Fastball Peak Spin Score (Max)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Nicholas Morean OH Twinsburg 2026 RHP 31
2 Caleb Mecurio OH Walsh Jesuit 2026 RHP 29
3 Danny Surdy OH Bay Village 2024 RHP 28
4 Scott Eaton, Jr. OH Canfield 2024 LHP 28
5 Troy Lucas OH ST JOHNS JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL & ACADEMY 2026 3B 27
6 Brady Carpenter OH David Anderson Jr/Sr High School 2026 RHP 27
7 Dan Miller OH Highland High School 2026 RHP 27
8 Josh Pierson OH Walsh Jesuit 2025 RHP 27
9 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 27
10 Cooper Neel OH Brunswick 2025 RHP 27

2023 Release Baseball Advanced Metrics: Trackman Analytics - Pitching Leaderboard (Curveball)

Top Curveball Velocity Range

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velo Range
1 Michael Klasa OH Lakewood 2024 RHP 74.1-75.7 mph
2 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 71.8-74.2 mph
3 Nate Muncy OH Southeast 2024 LHP 69.9-71.5 mph
4 Will Kay OH Gilmour Academy 2023 RHP 68.0-70.8 mph
5 Cooper Neel OH Brunswick 2025 RHP 67.5-70.7 mph
6 Nicholas Morean OH Twinsburg 2026 RHP 68.9-70.0 mph
7 Matthew Tierno OH Lake Catholic 2024 LHP 66.7-69.8 mph
8 Grant Lashutka OH St. Edward 2026 RHP 68.7-69.8 mph
9 Tony Buttari OH Bay 2023 RHP 66.0-68.9 mph
10 Caleb Mecurio OH Walsh Jesuit 2026 RHP 67.1-68.8 mph

Top Curveball Spin Rate (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Matthew Tierno OH Lake Catholic 2024 LHP 2650 rpm
2 Nicholas Morean OH Twinsburg 2026 RHP 2367 rpm
3 Caleb Mecurio OH Walsh Jesuit 2026 RHP 2285 rpm
4 Grant Lashutka OH St. Edward 2026 RHP 2207 rpm
5 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 2167 rpm
6 Danny Surdy OH Bay Village 2024 RHP 2121 rpm
7 Brian Lapp OH Wooster High School 2026 C 2118 rpm
8 Michael Klasa OH Lakewood 2024 RHP 2077 rpm
9 Cooper Neel OH Brunswick 2025 RHP 2063 rpm
10 Kevin Regan OH Saint Ignatius 2024 RHP 2048 rpm

Top Curveball Induced Vertical Break (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Matthew Tierno OH Lake Catholic 2024 LHP -13.4 in
2 Tony Buttari OH Bay 2023 RHP -12.7 in
3 Nate Muncy OH Southeast 2024 LHP -9.2 in
4 Grant Lashutka OH St. Edward 2026 RHP -8.8 in
5 Will Kay OH Gilmour Academy 2023 RHP -7.6 in
6 Danny Surdy OH Bay Village 2024 RHP -7.1 in
7 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP -7.0 in
8 Cooper Neel OH Brunswick 2025 RHP -6.4 in
9 Josh Pierson OH Walsh Jesuit 2025 RHP -4.9 in
10 Brian Lapp OH Wooster High School 2026 C -4.9 in

Top Curveball Horizontal Movement (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Matthew Tierno OH Lake Catholic 2024 LHP 14.6
2 Grant Lashutka OH St. Edward 2026 RHP -14.1
3 Danny Surdy OH Bay Village 2024 RHP -13.3
4 Nate Muncy OH Southeast 2024 LHP 12.0
5 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 10.1
6 Caleb Mecurio OH Walsh Jesuit 2026 RHP -9.4
7 Will Kay OH Gilmour Academy 2023 RHP -9.1
8 Brian Lapp OH Wooster High School 2026 C -8.4
9 Brady Carpenter OH David Anderson Jr/Sr High School 2026 RHP -8.4
10 Kevin Regan OH Saint Ignatius 2024 RHP -7.3

Top Curveball Peak Spin Score (Max)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Matthew Tierno OH Lake Catholic 2024 LHP 39
2 Nicholas Morean OH Twinsburg 2026 RHP 34
3 Caleb Mecurio OH Walsh Jesuit 2026 RHP 33
4 Grant Lashutka OH St. Edward 2026 RHP 33
5 Brian Lapp OH Wooster High School 2026 C 33
6 Danny Surdy OH Bay Village 2024 RHP 33
7 Brady Carpenter OH David Anderson Jr/Sr High School 2026 RHP 31
8 Cooper Neel OH Brunswick 2025 RHP 30
9 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 29
10 Troy Lucas OH ST JOHNS JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL & ACADEMY 2026 3B 29

2023 Release Baseball Advanced Metrics: Trackman Analytics - Pitching Leaderboard (Slider)

Top Slider Velocity Range

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velo Range
1 Tony Buttari OH Bay 2023 RHP 74.7-76.4 mph
2 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 72.0-75.2 mph
3 Casey Bullock OH St. Edward 2024 3B 73.8-74.7 mph
4 Henry Calcut OH Lake Ridge Academy 2025 RHP 72.1-73.5 mph
5 Brady Carpenter OH David Anderson Jr/Sr High School 2026 RHP 67.3-72.7 mph
6 Matthew Tierno OH Lake Catholic 2024 LHP 69.1-71.8 mph
7 Danny Surdy OH Bay Village 2024 RHP 69.2-70.5 mph
8 Caleb Mecurio OH Walsh Jesuit 2026 RHP 68.2-68.8 mph
9 Drew Sloan OH Jackson Milton 2025 RHP 67.2-68.8 mph
10 Johnathan Brenner OH CARDINAL MOONEY HIGH SCHOOL 2026 RHP 67.4-68.0 mph

Top Slider Spin Rate (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Matthew Tierno OH Lake Catholic 2024 LHP 2548
2 Caleb Mecurio OH Walsh Jesuit 2026 RHP 2328
3 Tony Buttari OH Bay 2023 RHP 2309
4 Henry Calcut OH Lake Ridge Academy 2025 RHP 2174
5 Danny Surdy OH Bay Village 2024 RHP 2158
6 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 2141
7 Kevin Regan OH Saint Ignatius 2024 RHP 2104
8 Brady Carpenter OH David Anderson Jr/Sr High School 2026 RHP 2051
9 Casey Bullock OH St. Edward 2024 3B 2046
10 Johnathan Brenner OH CARDINAL MOONEY HIGH SCHOOL 2026 RHP 1885

Top Slider Induced Vertical Break (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Matthew Tierno OH Lake Catholic 2024 LHP -6.9 in
2 Kevin Regan OH Saint Ignatius 2024 RHP -6.7 in
3 Brady Carpenter OH David Anderson Jr/Sr High School 2026 RHP 6.7 in
4 Drew Sloan OH Jackson Milton 2025 RHP -6.7 in
5 Johnathan Brenner OH CARDINAL MOONEY HIGH SCHOOL 2026 RHP 4.9 in
6 Danny Surdy OH Bay Village 2024 RHP -3.8 in
7 Henry Calcut OH Lake Ridge Academy 2025 RHP 3.1 in
8 Casey Bullock OH St. Edward 2024 3B -2.7 in
9 Tony Buttari OH Bay 2023 RHP -1.8 in
10 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 1.2 in

Top Slider Horizontal Movement (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Johnathan Brenner OH CARDINAL MOONEY HIGH SCHOOL 2026 RHP -19.0
2 Matthew Tierno OH Lake Catholic 2024 LHP 17.5
3 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 16.6
4 Tony Buttari OH Bay 2023 RHP -15.3
5 Caleb Mecurio OH Walsh Jesuit 2026 RHP -13.3
6 Danny Surdy OH Bay Village 2024 RHP -7.2
7 Drew Sloan OH Jackson Milton 2025 RHP -6.6
8 Brady Carpenter OH David Anderson Jr/Sr High School 2026 RHP -3.8
9 Casey Bullock OH St. Edward 2024 3B -3.2
10 Kevin Regan OH Saint Ignatius 2024 RHP -2.8

Top Slider Peak Spin Score (Max)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Matthew Tierno OH Lake Catholic 2024 LHP 37
2 Caleb Mecurio OH Walsh Jesuit 2026 RHP 34
3 Tony Buttari OH Bay 2023 RHP 32
4 Henry Calcut OH Lake Ridge Academy 2025 RHP 31
5 Danny Surdy OH Bay Village 2024 RHP 31
6 Brady Carpenter OH David Anderson Jr/Sr High School 2026 RHP 30
7 Kevin Regan OH Saint Ignatius 2024 RHP 29
8 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 29
9 Casey Bullock OH St. Edward 2024 3B 28
10 Johnathan Brenner OH CARDINAL MOONEY HIGH SCHOOL 2026 RHP 28

2023 Release Baseball Advanced Metrics: Trackman Analytics - Pitching Leaderboard (Changeup)

Top Changeup Velocity Range

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velo Range
1 Kevin Regan OH Saint Ignatius 2024 RHP 74.2-81.6 mph
2 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 79.5-81.2 mph
3 Will Kay OH Gilmour Academy 2023 RHP 75.6-81.2 mph
4 Johnathan Brenner OH CARDINAL MOONEY HIGH SCHOOL 2026 RHP 74.1-79.4 mph
5 Henry Slaby OH St. Edward 2024 RHP 76.2-78.8 mph
6 Michael Klasa OH Lakewood 2024 RHP 76.3-78.3 mph
7 Josh Pierson OH Walsh Jesuit 2025 RHP 74.1-77.0 mph
8 Drew Sloan OH Jackson Milton 2025 RHP 71.6-77.0 mph
9 Nate Muncy OH Southeast 2024 LHP 74.1-76.7 mph
10 Henry Calcut OH Lake Ridge Academy 2025 RHP 76.0-76.6 mph

Top Changeup Spin Rate (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Nicholas Morean OH Twinsburg 2026 RHP 2037 rpm
2 Nate Muncy OH Southeast 2024 LHP 1782 rpm
3 Josh Pierson OH Walsh Jesuit 2025 RHP 1776 rpm
4 Caleb Mecurio OH Walsh Jesuit 2026 RHP 1762 rpm
5 Brian Lapp OH Wooster High School 2026 C 1742 rpm
6 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 1688 rpm
7 Grant Lashutka OH St. Edward 2026 RHP 1665 rpm
8 Henry Slaby OH St. Edward 2024 RHP 1630 rpm
9 Drew Sloan OH Jackson Milton 2025 RHP 1619 rpm
10 Henry Calcut OH Lake Ridge Academy 2025 RHP 1575 rpm

Top Changeup Induced Vertical Break (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Dan Miller OH Highland High School 2026 RHP 18.3 in
2 Troy Lucas OH ST JOHNS JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL & ACADEMY 2026 3B 17.1 in
3 Nate Muncy OH Southeast 2024 LHP 16.2 in
4 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 15.7 in
5 Josh Pierson OH Walsh Jesuit 2025 RHP 15.3 in
6 Michael Klasa OH Lakewood 2024 RHP 14.3 in
7 Johnathan Brenner OH CARDINAL MOONEY HIGH SCHOOL 2026 RHP 12.9 in
8 Kevin Regan OH Saint Ignatius 2024 RHP 12.2 in
9 Brian Lapp OH Wooster High School 2026 C 12.1 in
10 Scott Eaton, Jr. OH Canfield 2024 LHP 11.5 in

Top Changeup Horizontal Movement (Average)

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Caleb Mecurio OH Walsh Jesuit 2026 RHP 16.0
2 Danny Surdy OH Bay Village 2024 RHP 15.9
3 Casey Bullock OH St. Edward 2024 3B 14.2
4 Nate Muncy OH Southeast 2024 LHP -13.9
5 Will Kay OH Gilmour Academy 2023 RHP 13.4
6 Scott Eaton, Jr. OH Canfield 2024 LHP -12.3
7 Dan Miller OH Highland High School 2026 RHP 12.2
8 Brian Lapp OH Wooster High School 2026 C 12.0
9 Johnathan Brenner OH CARDINAL MOONEY HIGH SCHOOL 2026 RHP 11.9
10 Henry Slaby OH St. Edward 2024 RHP 10.1

Top Changeup Peak Spin Score (Max)

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Nicholas Morean OH Twinsburg 2026 RHP 28
2 Caleb Mecurio OH Walsh Jesuit 2026 RHP 26
3 Josh Pierson OH Walsh Jesuit 2025 RHP 25
4 Dan Miller OH Highland High School 2026 RHP 24
5 Grant Lashutka OH St. Edward 2026 RHP 24
6 Henry Slaby OH St. Edward 2024 RHP 24
7 Nate Muncy OH Southeast 2024 LHP 24
8 Brian Lapp OH Wooster High School 2026 C 24
9 Drew Sloan OH Jackson Milton 2025 RHP 23
10 Sam Pece OH Walsh Jesuit 2024 LHP 23

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