Midlands Open ID: TrackMan Offensive Stats


Sammy Esposito
PBR SC Director of Scouting

The Midlands Open ID with Advanced Analytics took place on Wednesday Oct. 13th at Lexington County BallPark in Lexington South Carolina. Prospects from the event came from around the Palmetto state on a beautiful fall evening.

The event began with a defensive evaluation for catchers, pitcher bullpens with each pitch tracked by Trackman, along with Pitch AI.  A pro-style workout for all the position players followed that included the 60 yard dash, BP with TrackMan ball flight analysis, and a defensive evaluation. 

Below we will look at TrackMan Offensive Stats for the event.


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TrackMan Offensive Stats

 




TRACKMAN LEADERS-WORKOUT-BATTING PRACTICE


TrackMan was on hand to track ball flight off the bat throughout BP during the workout of the 2021 Midlands Open ID with Advanced Analytics.  TrackMan is able to track exit velocity, distance travelled, time in the air, launch angle, and more.  Below we break down some of the leaders from TrackMan's during the workout. 


Peak Exit Velocity

TrackMan is able to track every ball hit into fair territory, throughout the BP sessions.  Below are the exit velocities produced by individual players.

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Jake Knepp SC P27 2022 3B 93.4 mph
2 Daniel Parker SC Hartsville 2025 SS 93.3 mph
3 Landon Penfield SC Blythewood 2024 3B 91.4 mph
4 Austin Laughlin SC Cardinal Newman 2024 RHP 91.1 mph
5 Cody Bradt SC Bluffton 2024 OF 89.2 mph
6 Reed McLain SC Aiken 2024 SS 89.0 mph
7 Xavier Cuevas SC Blythewood 2023 2B 88.5 mph
8 Tyler Rosario SC Legion Collegiate 2024 SS 88.4 mph
9 Zechariah Haney SC Camden 2025 C 86.6 mph
10 Jack Painter SC Dreher 2024 SS 84.9 mph

Average Exit Velocity

The average exit velocity measures a players ability to consistently produce hard contact.  The average was taken based on every ball tracked by TrackMan throughout the player's BP session.

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (avg)
1 Jake Knepp SC P27 2022 3B 86.2 mph
2 Austin Laughlin SC Cardinal Newman 2024 RHP 85.4 mph
3 Daniel Parker SC Hartsville 2025 SS 81.0 mph
4 Cody Bradt SC Bluffton 2024 OF 80.6 mph
5 Landon Penfield SC Blythewood 2024 3B 80.3 mph
6 Xavier Cuevas SC Blythewood 2023 2B 79.5 mph
7 Jack Painter SC Dreher 2024 SS 78.9 mph
8 Reed McLain SC Aiken 2024 SS 78.5 mph
9 Zechariah Haney SC Camden 2025 C 78.1 mph
10 Tyler Rosario SC Legion Collegiate 2024 SS 77.6 mph


Peak Distance

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (max)
1 Jake Knepp SC P27 2022 3B 343 ft
2 Daniel Parker SC Hartsville 2025 SS 339 ft
3 Landon Penfield SC Blythewood 2024 3B 333 ft
4 Cody Bradt SC Bluffton 2024 OF 324 ft
5 Austin Laughlin SC Cardinal Newman 2024 RHP 320 ft
6 Ryder Kellis SC P27 Academy 2024 SS 305 ft
7 Xavier Cuevas SC Blythewood 2023 2B 303 ft
8 Jack Painter SC Dreher 2024 SS 298 ft
9 Tyler Rosario SC Legion Collegiate 2024 SS 283 ft
10 Zechariah Haney SC Camden 2025 C 277 ft

Average Distance

Rank Name State School Class Pos Distance (avg)
1 Austin Laughlin SC Cardinal Newman 2024 RHP 260 ft
2 Daniel Parker SC Hartsville 2025 SS 233 ft
3 Ryder Kellis SC P27 Academy 2024 SS 229 ft
4 Jack Painter SC Dreher 2024 SS 223 ft
5 Landon Penfield SC Blythewood 2024 3B 221 ft
6 Jake Knepp SC P27 2022 3B 213 ft
7 Reed McLain SC Aiken 2024 SS 207 ft
8 Tyler Rosario SC Legion Collegiate 2024 SS 188 ft
9 Zechariah Haney SC Camden 2025 C 168 ft
10 Xavier Cuevas SC Blythewood 2023 2B 154 ft