Five to Know: Uncommitted 2023 Primary Pitchers


Brett Harrison
Nevada Scouting Director

The Summer season in is full swing with the recruiting period now open as well as the 2021 Future Games roster taking shape with an exciting group of Uncommitted 2023's set to attend. Now, we highlight the top 2023 players with the Five to Know as an intense recruiting period is set to take place over the next few months.

FIVE TO KNOW - 2023 PRIMARY PITCHERS 

 

Leighton Mercurius

Class of 2023 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2023
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Faith Lutheran
    State: NV
  • Summer Team: Las Vegas Recruits
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
88
Max FB
(08/29/20)
85 - 87
FB
(08/29/20)
70 - 73
CB
(08/29/20)
72 - 73
CH
(08/01/20)
Pitching
Max FB
88
FB
85 - 87
CB
70 - 73
Pitching
Max FB
87
FB
85 - 86
CB
71 - 72
CH
72 - 73
Position
6.76
60-yard
(08/29/20)
81
INF Velo
(04/19/21)
83
OF Velo
(08/29/20)
92
Exit Velo
(08/29/20)
Position
60-yard
6.93
INF Velo
81
Exit Velo
89
Position
60-yard
6.76
OF Velo
83
Exit Velo
92
Position
60-yard
7.14
OF Velo
81
Exit Velo
86
Position
60-yard
7.14
OF Velo
81
Exit Velo
86
Trackman - Fastball
88.3
Velocity (max)
(08/29/20)
86.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/12/21)
2464
Spin Rate (max)
(08/12/21)
2260
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/12/21)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
88.2
Velo Range
84.1 - 87.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
86.8
Spin Rate (max)
2464
Spin Rate (avg)
2260
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
88.3
Velo Range
85 - 87
Eff Velocity (avg)
84.4
Spin Rate (max)
2303
Spin Rate (avg)
2169
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
76.7
Velocity (max)
(08/12/21)
73.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/12/21)
2131
Spin Rate (max)
(08/12/21)
1739
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/12/21)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
76.7
Velo Range
70.8 - 75.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
73.2
Spin Rate (max)
2131
Spin Rate (avg)
1739
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
67.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
66.1
Spin Rate (max)
1507
Spin Rate (avg)
1507
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Splitter
73.2
Velocity (max)
(08/29/20)
71.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/29/20)
1075
Spin Rate (max)
(08/29/20)
1075
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/29/20)
Trackman - Splitter
Velocity (max)
73.2
Velo Range
72.4 - 73.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
71.5
Spin Rate (max)
1075
Spin Rate (avg)
1075
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Hitting
91.6
Exit Velocity (max)
(08/29/20)
86.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
(08/01/20)
327
Distance (avg)
(08/01/20)
351
Distance (max)
(08/01/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
91.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
77.9
Distance (avg)
195
Distance (max)
340
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
89.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
86.1
Distance (avg)
327
Distance (max)
351
Sweet Spot %
Fly Ball %
Blast - Hitting
24.7
Hand Speed (max)
(08/01/20)
23.9
Hand Speed (avg)
(08/01/20)
74.1
Bat Speed (max)
(08/01/20)
72.3
Bat Speed (avg)
(08/01/20)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
24.7
Hand Speed (avg)
23.9
Bat Speed (max)
74.1
Bat Speed (avg)
72.3
On Plane Eff (avg)
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Nevada Underclass Top Prospect Games (Invite-Only) NV 07/01 UNLV
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