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2019 PBR ProCase Evaluations: Pitchers Part I

Brandon Hall & Matt Payne
North Carolina Director of Scouting & PBR Assoc Scout

Sunday February 10th saw 25 of the top players in the 2019 and 2020 classes in North Carolina converge on Kernersville, NC and the Diamond Xtreme athletics facility.  In front of over 25 professional scouts, each player had his chance to show his skills in the pro-style workout.

By any measure, the 2019 ProCase was a huge success for all involved.  Nine arms worked out as pitcher onlys at the ProCase.  Each showcased advanced raw stuff and arm strength.  The ability to throw the top arms in the state one after another gives the 25+ pro scouts in attendance a chance to evaluate each potential draft against the next guy up.  It also created some buzz in the room as the arms were dialing up big numbers in their bullpens.  We will cover the 9 arms in 2 parts, starting with Brett Banks, Tim Cao, Trey Deutsch, Tyler Driver, and Mason Gwyn.

Below are the complete evaluations and video from each player's day at the PBR Procase.  We will continue posting the evaluations in the coming days of the top players in North Carolina who attended the prestigious PBR ProCase.


2019 NC PBR ProCase By the Numbers:

  • 25 players participated
  • 20 players from the 2019 class
  • 5 players from the 2020 class
  • 15 pitchers threw controlled bullpens
  • 8 arms touched 90 on the bump
  • 94 mph - New event record in NC
  • 3 catchers participated in the workout
  • 1.95 - Every Catcher threw a pop time under this number
  • 3 players worked out in the outfield defensively
  • 98 mph - A record for PBR of NC for Outfield positional velocity was recorded at the ProCase
  • 9 infielders went through the workout
  • 95 mph - A record for PBR of NC Infield positional velocity was recorded at the ProCase
  • 16 hitters went through several offensive stations and took live BP
  • 2 players broke the 100 mph barrier in exit velocity... with wood
  • 9 hitters recorded an exit velocity of 93 mph or better... with wood

CLICK HERE to see the full statistical breakdown and a roster of attendees from the 2019 NC PBR ProCase


2019 ProCase Evaluations: Pitchers Part I

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