Inside the VA/DC 2021 Rankings: Big Risers


John Nolan
Virginia Scouting Director & Managing Editor

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Earlier this week, we updated and expanded our VA/DC Class of 2021 Rankings. Today we will take a moment to place a spotlight on the ten biggest risers in the new rankings.



Ryan Bhojwani

Class of 2021 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: SS
  • High School: Yorktown
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Canes Mid Atlantic 17u
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
6.67
60-yard
(03/20/21)
89
INF Velo
(03/13/21)
99
Exit Velo
(03/13/21)
4.17
H-1st
(02/16/20)
Position
60-yard
6.67
INF Velo
85
Exit Velo
97
Position
60-yard
6.78
INF Velo
89
Exit Velo
99
Position
60-yard
6.88
INF Velo
86
Exit Velo
90
Position
INF Velo
84
Exit Velo
91
H-1st
4.17
Position
60-yard
6.84
INF Velo
84
Exit Velo
89
Position
INF Velo
78
Exit Velo
87
Trackman - Hitting
98.9
Exit Velocity (max)
(03/13/21)
91.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
(03/13/21)
268
Distance (avg)
(03/13/21)
371
Distance (max)
(03/20/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
97.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
81.3
Distance (avg)
191
Distance (max)
371
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
98.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
91.6
Distance (avg)
268
Distance (max)
369
Hard Hit %
Barrel %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
91.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
86.6
Distance (avg)
209
Distance (max)
322
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
22.6
Hand Speed (max)
(03/20/21)
20.7
Hand Speed (avg)
(03/20/21)
79.6
Bat Speed (max)
(03/20/21)
73.0
Bat Speed (avg)
(03/20/21)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
22.6
Hand Speed (avg)
20.7
Bat Speed (max)
79.6
Bat Speed (avg)
73
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
20.7
Hand Speed (avg)
19.1
Bat Speed (max)
72
Bat Speed (avg)
69.4
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
20.7
Hand Speed (avg)
19.8
Bat Speed (max)
72.1
Bat Speed (avg)
69.2
On Plane Eff (avg)



 



Noah Canterbury

Class of 2021 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: LHP
  • High School: Buffalo Gap
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Virginia Breeze
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Statistics

Pitching
85
Max FB
(02/16/20)
81 - 83
FB
(02/16/20)
65 - 67
CB
(08/07/19)
73 - 74
CH
(02/16/20)
76 - 77
SL
(02/16/20)
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
81 - 83
CB
64 - 65
CH
73 - 74
SL
76 - 77
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
77 - 80
CB
65 - 67
Pitching
Max FB
84
CB
63 - 64
CH
62 - 63
SL
72 - 73
Position
7.60
60-yard
(06/18/19)
71
INF Velo
(06/18/19)
86
OF Velo
(02/16/20)
91
Exit Velo
(02/16/20)
4.59
H-1st
(02/16/20)
Position
OF Velo
86
Exit Velo
91
H-1st
4.59
Position
60-yard
7.72
OF Velo
85
Exit Velo
88
Position
60-yard
7.6
INF Velo
71
OF Velo
80
Exit Velo
87

 



Konner Eaton

Class of 2021 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Prince George
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Va Breeze
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 197lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/L

Statistics

Pitching
87
Max FB
(06/22/20)
83 - 86
FB
(06/16/20)
74 - 76
CB
(06/22/20)
74 - 76
CH
(02/16/20)
75 - 76
SL
(02/16/20)
Pitching
Max FB
84
FB
80 - 84
CB
72 - 75
Pitching
Max FB
87
FB
84 - 86
CB
74 - 76
CH
74 - 75
Pitching
Max FB
86
FB
83 - 86
SL
74 - 75
Pitching
Max FB
86
FB
83 - 85
CH
74 - 76
SL
75 - 76
Pitching
Max FB
82
FB
80 - 81
CB
69 - 71
CH
72 - 74
SL
70 - 72
Position
7.50
60-yard
(06/22/20)
91
OF Velo
(06/22/20)
84
Exit Velo
(06/22/20)
4.31
H-1st
(02/16/20)
Position
60-yard
7.5
OF Velo
91
Exit Velo
84
Position
OF Velo
87
H-1st
4.75
Exit Velo
83




CJ Faulkenberry

Class of 2021 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Colgan
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Stars Baseball
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
7.23
60-yard
(06/18/19)
1.99 - 2.22
Pop Time
(06/18/19)
87
INF Velo
(06/18/19)
87
OF Velo
(02/09/20)
81
C Velo
(06/18/19)
99
Exit Velo
(02/09/20)
4.11
H-1st
(02/09/20)
Position
INF Velo
87
OF Velo
87
H-1st
4.11
Exit Velo
99
Position
60-yard
7.23
INF Velo
80
Exit Velo
83
Position
Pop Time
1.99 - 2.22
INF Velo
87
C Velo
81



 



Jacob Friend

Class of 2021 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Yorktown
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Canes American
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Statistics

Position
7.00
60-yard
(10/25/20)
1.93 - 2.09
Pop Time
(09/08/19)
83
OF Velo
(09/08/19)
79
C Velo
(03/20/21)
93
Exit Velo
(10/25/20)
4.05
H-1st
(02/16/20)
Position
60-yard
7.09
Pop Time
1.93 - 2.03
C Velo
79
Exit Velo
93
Position
60-yard
7
Pop Time
1.94 - 2.02
C Velo
78
Exit Velo
93
Position
Pop Time
1.94 - 2.02
C Velo
78
H-1st
4.05
Exit Velo
87
Position
60-yard
7.16
Pop Time
1.93 - 2.09
OF Velo
83
C Velo
75
Trackman - Hitting
93.1
Exit Velocity (max)
(03/20/21)
88.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
(10/25/20)
251
Distance (avg)
(03/20/21)
346
Distance (max)
(03/20/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
93.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
83.5
Distance (avg)
251
Distance (max)
346
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
92.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
88.4
Distance (avg)
217
Distance (max)
311
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
21.4
Hand Speed (max)
(03/20/21)
19.8
Hand Speed (avg)
(10/25/20)
74.8
Bat Speed (max)
(10/25/20)
68.3
Bat Speed (avg)
(10/25/20)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
21.4
Hand Speed (avg)
19.1
Bat Speed (max)
73.6
Bat Speed (avg)
67
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
20.6
Hand Speed (avg)
19.8
Bat Speed (max)
74.8
Bat Speed (avg)
68.3
On Plane Eff (avg)

 



Yogie Hartigan

Class of 2021 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: OF
  • High School: Millbrook
    State: VA
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R




Will Lynch

Class of 2021 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: RHP
  • High School: Douglas Freeman
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Seminoles
  • Height: 6-6
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
90
Max FB
(04/25/21)
87 - 89
FB
(04/25/21)
73 - 75
CB
(04/25/21)
81 - 82
CH
(04/25/21)
77 - 78
SL
(04/25/21)
Pitching
Max FB
90
FB
87 - 89
CB
73 - 75
CH
81 - 82
SL
77 - 78
Pitching
Max FB
86
FB
84 - 86
CB
73 - 74
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
79 - 81
CB
67 - 68
CH
73 - 75
Pitching
Max FB
84
FB
80 - 84
CB
70 - 73
CH
75 - 76
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
77 - 80
SL
73 - 75
Position
7.34
60-yard
(08/18/19)





Tyler Muscar

Class of 2021 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Westfield
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Nova Premier
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/L

Statistics

Pitching
86
Max FB
(08/20/20)
84 - 86
FB
(08/20/20)
74 - 75
CH
(08/20/20)
Pitching
Max FB
86
FB
84 - 86
CH
74 - 75
Trackman - Fastball
86.2
Velocity (max)
(08/20/20)
82.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/20/20)
2242
Spin Rate (max)
(08/20/20)
2148
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/20/20)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
86.2
Velo Range
83.7 - 85.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
82.6
Spin Rate (max)
2242
Spin Rate (avg)
2148
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
75.0
Velocity (max)
(08/20/20)
1885
Spin Rate (max)
(08/20/20)
1848
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/20/20)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
75
Velo Range
74 - 75
Spin Rate (max)
1885
Spin Rate (avg)
1848
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %



Aidan Pinto

Class of 2021 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: OF
  • High School: Ocean Lakes
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Tidewater Orioles
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
6.60
60-yard
(02/22/20)
82
OF Velo
(08/07/19)
88
Exit Velo
(02/22/20)
Position
60-yard
6.67
OF Velo
82
Position
60-yard
6.6
OF Velo
81
Exit Velo
88
Position
60-yard
6.74
OF Velo
82
Exit Velo
85




Holden Wilkerson

Class of 2021 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Cave Spring
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags All Blacks
  • Height: 6-4
    Weight: 205lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
92
Max FB
(03/20/21)
90 - 91
FB
(03/20/21)
76 - 80
CB
(03/20/21)
81 - 83
CH
(03/20/21)
Pitching
Max FB
92
FB
90 - 91
CB
76 - 80
CH
81 - 83
Pitching
Max FB
82
FB
79 - 82
CB
67 - 72
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
78 - 81
CB
66 - 69
CH
70 - 72
Trackman - Fastball
91.5
Velocity (max)
(03/20/21)
90.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
(03/20/21)
2458
Spin Rate (max)
(03/20/21)
2368
Spin Rate (avg)
(03/20/21)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
91.5
Velo Range
89.9 - 91.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
90.1
Spin Rate (max)
2458
Spin Rate (avg)
2368
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
79.5
Velocity (max)
(03/20/21)
76.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
(03/20/21)
2419
Spin Rate (max)
(03/20/21)
2335
Spin Rate (avg)
(03/20/21)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
79.5
Velo Range
76.3 - 79.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
76.3
Spin Rate (max)
2419
Spin Rate (avg)
2335
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
83.4
Velocity (max)
(03/20/21)
82.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
(03/20/21)
1932
Spin Rate (max)
(03/20/21)
1847
Spin Rate (avg)
(03/20/21)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
83.4
Velo Range
81.4 - 83.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
82.6
Spin Rate (max)
1932
Spin Rate (avg)
1847
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %




Eric Wilson

Class of 2021 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Highland
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves national platinum 17u
  • Height: 6-4
    Weight: 215lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
86
Max FB
(06/18/19)
82 - 85
FB
(06/07/20)
62 - 63
CB
(06/18/19)
69 - 70
CH
(06/18/19)
72 - 76
SL
(09/27/20)
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
82 - 85
SL
72 - 76
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
82 - 85
Pitching
Max FB
86
CB
62 - 63
CH
69 - 70
Position
7.06
60-yard
(06/18/19)
82
INF Velo
(09/27/20)
81
OF Velo
(06/18/19)
99
Exit Velo
(09/27/20)
Position
60-yard
7.39
INF Velo
82
Exit Velo
99
Position
60-yard
7.06
INF Velo
79
OF Velo
81
Exit Velo
87