Prep Baseball Report

DFW Preseason ID: Pitcher Analysis

Tyler King
PBR Texas Scout

PLANO, TX- On January 9th, our PBR Texas staff hosted the DFW Preseason ID event to a much anticipated showcase and trials on the confines of Prestonwood Christian Academy. The event featured a talented group of players from the 2022-2023 classes. Yesterday we gave a full breakdown of the position players in attendance, today we give a full breakdown on every pitcher in attendance. 

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pitcher analysis

Nathan Harmon 3B / RHP / Marcus, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: 3B/RHP

Body: 5-foot-10, 170 pounds.

Delivery: Stretch only, tall and fall delivery, crossfire action, sets up on 3B side of rubber, repeats delivery well

Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, high ¾ slot.

FB: 83-84 mph. Occasional run, intent to keep it at bottom of zone. Average spin rate of 2364 rpm via Trackman.

CB: 70-74 mph. Power curve action, 11/5 shape, 10/4 at times

CH: 78-80 mph. Showed intent to keep it near the bottom of the zone.

Lawson Peel C / RHP / Frenship , TX / 2022

Positional Profile: C/RHP

Body: 5-foot-11, 160 pounds.

Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, lands soft on the front leg, repeats delivery well, controlled throughout delivery.

Arm Action: RH. Short arm action, high ¾ slot. Ball comes out his ear.

FB: 84-86 mph. Arm-side run, showed good control at the bottom of the zone and arm-side.

CB: 69-70 mph. 11/5 shape, flashed sharped 12/6 action at times, intent to keep it down

CH: 76-77 mph. Arm-side action, flashed swing and miss capability, flashed ability to throw for a strike, good arm speed.

Joshua Hernandez RHP / 2B / Coppell, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: RHP

Body: 6-foot-1, 160 pounds. Long, lanky, projectable build

Delivery: Slight drop and drive delivery, stretch only, starts slightly closed, finished square to catcher

Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, high ¾ slot

FB: 74-75 mph. Occasional run, occasional arm-side strikes.

CB: 60-61 mph. 11/5 and 12/6 shape, occasional strikes

CH: 67-68 mph. All located on the glove-side.

Juan Lujan RHP / 1B / Parkland , TX / 2022

Positional Profile: RHP/1B

Body: 6-foot-2, 180 pounds. Lanky, projectable build

Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, good body control throughout, works in line towards target, occasionally falls off towards 1B side.

Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, high ¾ slot

FB: 78-80 mph. Occasional run, strikes at the bottom of the zone and arm-side.

CB: 63-67 mph. 11/5 shape, occasional glove-side strikes.

CH: 68-69 mph. Arm-side action, occasional late depth, intent to keep it down, slows arm occasionally.

Landen Harless LHP / Argyle, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: LHP

Body: 6-foot-1, 190 pounds. Strength in the lower half.

Delivery: Stretch only, slight drop and drive delivery, high effort, works in line towards target, repeats delivery consistently.

Arm Action: LH. Short arm action, ¾ slot

FB: 80-82 mph. Occasional run, strikes to both sides of the plate

CB: 74-76 mph. 11/5 and 12/6 shape, occasional strikes in the zone

CH: 78-79 mph. Occasional arm-side action, occasional strikes, intent to keep it down.

Tice Purpura 3B / RHP / Southlake Carroll, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: 3B/RHP

Body: 6-foot, 207 pounds. Strong build, broad shoulders.

Delivery: Slight drop and drive, consistent landing spot, working in line towards target, occasional high effort,

Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, ¾ slot

FB: 81-83 T84 mph. Occasional arm-side run

CB: 66-69 mph. Power curve action, occasional strikes.

CH: 75-76 mph. Arm-side action, occasional depth, located all on arm-side.