T24 Gamecocks Scout Day: Quick Hitters
September 18, 2023
On Monday September 11th PBR or South Carolina was on hand at Clover Middle School for a Scout Day with players from T24 Gamecocks. The Scout Day featured players from the 2026-2029 Grad Classes.
The day began with players going through a rotation that involved running a laser timed 60 and taking batting practice on the field with Trackman collecting ball flight data. After batting practice, position players went through a defensive evaluation. The scout day concluded with pitchers throwing a controlled bullpen with Trackman gathering information on each pitch.
Below we begin our breakdown of the players in attendance. Look for more information to follow in the coming days.
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6-0 142 pound very projectable frame with plenty of room to add on. Hits from a simple setup and really gets the barrel through the zone with a flat stroke through the zone with good extension and a big finish. Had a max exit velo of 88 mph and a max distance of 323 feet. Clean actions in the infield with good footwork while working through the ball. Good arm strength while up to 81 mph.
Long lean athletic frame at 6-0 150 pounds. Hits from an upright balance stance and uses a short swing while keeping his barrel through the zone with an upward finish. Had a max exit velo of 87.8 mph and a max distance of 303 feet. Defensively shows smooth clean actions with soft hands while showing off a strong arm across the diamond while up to 79 mph with the ability to throw from multiple arm angles.
5-9 143 lean frame. Hits from an upright stance with simple movements and a small stride. Flat stroke through the zone while having a line drive approach with a low finish. Had a max exit velo of 87.6 mph and a max distance of 284 feet.
6-0 165 pound athletic frame. Hits from an upright stance and with a heel lift to get loaded. Has a short swing while staying through the ball. Swings works flat through the zone while having a line drive approach. Had a max exit velo of 86.5 mph and a max distance of 280 feet. On the mound had a quick paced delivery with a high leg lift and throwing from a low ¾ slot with for quickness to it. Fastball shows some life to it with run and sink while up to 78 mph. Curveball is a big slower breaking pitch that is up to 63.1mph. Changeup had some good fading action to arm side while up to 68.9 mph.
6-1 165 pound lean athletic frame. This left hander hits from a balanced stance with good rhythm in hands and small stride. Short stroke with a line drive approach to the pull side. Had a max exit velo of 86.3 mph with a max exit distance of 293 feet. Good actions in the infield while playing low to ground and working through the ball.
6-0 150 pound lean frame with room to add on. Simple setup with a small stride to balance and a short swing through the zone while working above the ball and having a line drive approach. Had a max exit velo of 85.5 mph and a max distance of 298 feet. Behind the plate showed off a quick exchange and footwork while making accurate throws down to 2B.
6-1 165 pound projectable frame. Uses a small stride to balanced hitting position and takes aggressive swings with a line drive approach while working flat through the zone. Had a max exit velo of 84.4 mph and a max distance of 291 feet.
6-1 179 pound strong athletic frame. A strong base and a slightly open stance. Has a small leg lift and hits from a balanced hitting position. A strong line drive approach with a maximum distance of 273 feet and an exit velocity of 84.4 mph. On the mound showed the feel for a 3 pitch mix. A loose athletic arm ran his FB up to 83.5 mph and spun his CB up to 73.4 mph along with a CH that was up to 78.9 mph.