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PBR Midwest ProCase: Event Preview

Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Iowa

The PBR Midwest ProCase will be an opportunity for the top prospects in the 2021 draft class; including some select Juco and underclass players as well to showcase themselves to multiple MLB organizations who are going to be in attendance. Scouts across the country are geared into the 2021 class and this event will feature many of the top potential draft prospects in the Midwest. This event looks to bring many of the draft potential candidates from our area into one location to showcase their abilities in front of the professional scouting community. 

This inaugural event will showcase a star-studded roster with a plethora of high-end Division 1 and Juco commits from Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Nebraska & Wisconsin. Surveying the roster is the Who's Who of midwest prospects committed to high-end institutions across the country (North Carolina, Creighton, Minnesota, Texas Christian, Wichita State, Iowa, Michigan, Oregon, Nebraska, name a few).

CLICK HERE for current roster.

Coming off a stellar performance at this year's PBR Super 60 is Kansas State commit Jackson Wentworth. The Waukee (IA) High School product has jumped into the category of being a must-see prospect in the MLB scouting community.


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Another prospect gaining buzz is Wayzata, MN prep Nicholas Argento. The North Carolina commit has been consistently in the low 90's, reaching up into the 93-94 mph range; possessing a proto-typical professional pitchers frame at 6-fpoot-5, 220-pounds.


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Another out-of-state arm that will be in attendance and has some helium of late is RHP Noah Edders (Downers Grove South, IL) who performed exceptionally well at this year's Super 60 event and was highlighted by our own, David Seifert, in a previous article- CLICK HERE.


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The roster is simply loaded with too many prospects to list. It will be interesting to see which players jump to the fore-front with their development and ultimate performance at this must attend event.


WHEN: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
WHERE: SportsPlex West- Waukee, IA
CHECK-IN: 3:30pm


Position Players
 - Position players will go through a pro style workout with 60-yard dash, defensive evaluations and offensive evaluations which will include cage work and BP on the field.

Pitcher Only
 - Pitchers will throw bullpen on the field, throwing no more than 25 pitches. 


Scouting, Technology and Data Analysis In One Event

Since 2005, Prep Baseball Report’s mission has been to provide the most credible scouting and event platform to help players and recruiters alike. As baseball has evolved, so have we. 

Prep Baseball Report has recently partnered with global leaders in the baseball technology and analysis space to deliver an unparalleled in-event and post-event experience. Now, at events across the country, players will receive actionable data from their event performance,  captured by industry-leading technologies, so they can elevate their game and get to the next level.

Unrivaled Access to Your Data

Following a Prep Baseball Report event, players will receive unrivaled access to their advanced ball-tracking and swing metrics through the TrackMan and Blast Connect apps. Additionally, to help players understand the advanced data metrics, Prep Baseball Report has partnered with Driveline, the world’s leader in data-driven player development, to generate analysis of your performance through the data sets with tips of how to identify strengths and improve deficiencies. Furthermore, key metrics will live inside your Prep Baseball Report profile to help players in their recruitment process.  

Our Partners

TrackMan is the global leader in ball-tracking accuracy. Following a Prep Baseball Report event, all players will get unrivaled access to their performance data in the Trackman interactive app. Players can create custom dashboards that unlock both hitting and pitching data.

Pitching Features Include:

  • Pitching data access includes: release speed, spin rate, spin axis, release height, extension, horizontal and vertical break, and location on each pitch 

  • See each pitch trajectory in 3D from multiple viewpoints

  • Create defined tags to label and compare pitches

  • Pin pitches together to create tunneling visualizations between different pitch types

  • Visualize each pitch location

Hitting Features Include:

  • Hitting data access includes: Exit speed, distance traveled, launch angle, launch direction, spin rate, contact depth and contact side/height for each swing.

  • Visualize plate coverage

  • Pairing of all data points on each swing

Key ball flight metrics will also live inside player profiles at for the benefit of college coaches and recruiters, which will help prospects advance to the next level. TrackMan’s advanced data metrics will augment what players already receive from a PBR showcase, which includes an edited video of their performance, personalized scouting reports, verified statistics, run times and positional velocities. 

Blast is the global leader in swing analysis and used by nearly every MLB organization. Following a Prep Baseball Report event, players will receive access to BlastConnect in the Blast App, that unlocks critical insights and actionable data from their performance.

Features Include:

  • Swing Analysis and Blast Motion hitting assessment

  • Professional-level swing analytics to help players improve their hitting performance

  • Free 30-day trial to Blast Premium Services subscription

Key hitting metrics and Blast Motion Scores will also live inside player profiles at for the benefit of college coaches and recruiters, which will help prospects advance to the next level.


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