Player Spotlight: 2017 SS/RHP Darian Davis

Andy Urban
Oklahoma Scouting Director

Name: Darian Davis
School: Byng
Grad Year: 2017

Scouting Report
A 5-foot-10, 170-pound lean, athletic, muscular build. Defensively, exceptional lateral movement, sure hands, cleans footwork, accurate, strong arm, high awareness. Offensively, right-handed hitter, middle-pull approach, consistent, flat contact, quick bat. Narrow, open, athletic set-up, some rhythm in the hands, small leg kick, moderate stride, slight arm-bar load, flat, on plane through extension, quality lower half.  In-game 4.30 home-to-first, 4.50 on the round to second.  On the mound, simple, fluid delivery, high-3/4 slot, loose arm. Fastball keeps its plane, 86-88 mph, touches 89. Slider shows tight rotation, flashes late break with depth, 74-77, 10/4 shape. Curveball sits 70-72 mph, 11/5 shape, rolling action. Changeup flashes run and sink, full arm speed, 74-76 mph.