Prep Baseball Report

2017 Super 60: Complete Catchers Analysis

By Sean Duncan

Executive Director

Of the nine catchers at the 15th Annual Super 60, Oklahoma’s Jake Taylor was a clear standout with his right-handed bat, while Michigan’s Adam Proctor impressed with his big left-handed juice. On a whole, it was a physically impressive crop of backstops who showed solidly across the board. 

Here’s an in-depth look at all nine catchers who performed on February 5 at The Max in McCook, IL, listed alphabetically:

Zach Britton, C, Batesville HS, IN
Louisville recruit. 6-foot-1, 195-pound left-handed hitting catcher, muscular athletic build with proportional strength. Highly athletic catcher with high-ceiling tools. Ran a 6.88 laser-timed 60 while showcasing quick, directional footwork behind the plate. Offensively, hits from a tall, relaxed setup, lower hand set, fast, athletic hands, generates advanced bat speed; shows power potential, inconsistent swing path. Registered 97 mph exit velocity with wood, and tested an event-best Trigger-to-Impact time (138 milliseconds), which measures the amount of time elapsed from the start of the bat motion until moment of impact. Defensively, fired consistent strikes to second base with pop times ranging between 1.91-2.01. Quick out the chute, over-the-top slot, clocked at 76 mph from the crouch. Athletic tools may also profile as a corner outfielder. ...

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