Inside the VA/DC 2022 Rankings: 5 New Beach Faces


John Nolan
Virginia Scouting Director & Managing Editor

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Wednesday, we updated and expanded our Virginia/DC Class of 2022 Rankings to the top 135 players that we have seen in our coverage area. Today we wanted to spotlight five players who made big jumps and are now in the Top 50 in our rankings:

 



Donnie Evans

Class of 2022 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Walsingham
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Virginia Venom
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 150lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
84
Max FB
(06/24/21)
81 - 83
FB
(06/24/21)
70 - 74
CB
(11/15/20)
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
77 - 80
CB
70 - 74
Position
7.17
60-yard
(11/15/20)
85
OF Velo
(01/26/20)
83
Exit Velo
(11/15/20)
4.32
H-1st
(02/16/20)
Position
60-yard
7.17
OF Velo
85
Exit Velo
83
Position
OF Velo
83
H-1st
4.32
Exit Velo
82
Position
OF Velo
85
H-1st
4.47
Exit Velo
75
Trackman - Fastball
81.0
Velocity (max)
(11/15/20)
78.7 - 80.9
Velo Range
(11/15/20)
78.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
(11/15/20)
2183
Spin Rate (max)
(11/15/20)
2107
Spin Rate (avg)
(11/15/20)
22.0
IVB (max)
(11/15/20)
19.2
IVB (avg)
(11/15/20)
12.8
HM (max)
(11/15/20)
7.8
HM (avg)
(11/15/20)
5.9
Extension (avg)
(11/15/20)
5.2
Release Ht (avg)
(11/15/20)
27
Spin Score (max)
(11/15/20)
9
Zone %
(11/15/20)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
81
Velo Range
78.7 - 80.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
78.7
Spin Rate (max)
2183
Spin Rate (avg)
2107
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
73.7
Velocity (max)
(11/15/20)
70.4 - 73.4
Velo Range
(11/15/20)
71.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
(11/15/20)
2374
Spin Rate (max)
(11/15/20)
2111
Spin Rate (avg)
(11/15/20)
4.0
IVB (max)
(11/15/20)
10.9
IVB (avg)
(11/15/20)
-3.7
HM (max)
(11/15/20)
2.2
HM (avg)
(11/15/20)
5.6
Extension (avg)
(11/15/20)
5.2
Release Ht (avg)
(11/15/20)
34
Spin Score (max)
(11/15/20)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
73.7
Velo Range
70.4 - 73.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
71.1
Spin Rate (max)
2374
Spin Rate (avg)
2111
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Hitting
82.8
Exit Velocity (max)
(11/15/20)
78.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
(11/15/20)
246
Distance (avg)
(11/15/20)
292
Distance (max)
(11/15/20)
100
Sweet Spot %
(11/15/20)
33
Line Drive %
(11/15/20)
66.7
Fly Ball %
(11/15/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
82.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
78.6
Distance (avg)
246
Distance (max)
292
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %

Pitch_Scores

Pitch Scores - Fastball
81
Hop+
(11/15/20)
64
Rise+
(11/15/20)
72
Sink+
(11/15/20)
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
55
Hammer+
(11/15/20)
61
Sweep+
(11/15/20)
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+




Jacob Genzler

Class of 2022 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: First Colonial
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Tidewater Sharx
  • Height: 6-4
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
85
Max FB
(03/06/21)
81 - 85
FB
(03/06/21)
74 - 76
CB
(03/06/21)
79 - 80
CH
(03/06/21)
78 - 79
SL
(03/06/21)
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
82 - 84
CB
67 - 69
CH
77 - 78
SL
74 - 76
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
81 - 85
CB
74 - 76
CH
79 - 80
SL
78 - 79
Pitching
Max FB
82
FB
79 - 82
CB
67 - 72
CH
75 - 76
Pitching
Max FB
84
FB
81 - 84
CB
71 - 73
Pitching
Max FB
84
FB
81 - 84
CB
70 - 71
CH
74 - 76
Pitching
Max FB
79
FB
77 - 79
CB
68 - 70
CH
71 - 74
Position
7.42
60-yard
(08/24/21)
80
INF Velo
(02/22/20)
87
OF Velo
(03/06/21)
91
Exit Velo
(03/06/21)
Position
60-yard
7.42
OF Velo
85
Exit Velo
89
Position
60-yard
7.46
OF Velo
87
Exit Velo
91
Position
60-yard
7.6
INF Velo
80
OF Velo
81
Exit Velo
84
Position
60-yard
7.7
INF Velo
80
OF Velo
85
Exit Velo
82
Trackman - Fastball
85.1
Velocity (max)
(03/06/21)
82.2 - 84.9
Velo Range
(03/06/21)
82.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
(03/06/21)
2230
Spin Rate (max)
(03/06/21)
2101
Spin Rate (avg)
(03/06/21)
19.9
IVB (max)
(03/06/21)
16.7
IVB (avg)
(03/06/21)
17.0
HM (max)
(03/06/21)
13.9
HM (avg)
(03/06/21)
6.3
Extension (avg)
(03/06/21)
5.9
Release Ht (avg)
(03/06/21)
27
Spin Score (max)
(03/06/21)
43
Zone %
(03/06/21)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
85.1
Velo Range
82.2 - 84.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
82.5
Spin Rate (max)
2230
Spin Rate (avg)
2101
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
75.6
Velocity (max)
(03/06/21)
73.8 - 75.6
Velo Range
(03/06/21)
74.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
(03/06/21)
1883
Spin Rate (max)
(03/06/21)
1754
Spin Rate (avg)
(03/06/21)
-0.7
IVB (max)
(03/06/21)
0.2
IVB (avg)
(03/06/21)
-8.2
HM (max)
(03/06/21)
-2.4
HM (avg)
(03/06/21)
6.4
Extension (avg)
(03/06/21)
5.6
Release Ht (avg)
(03/06/21)
25
Spin Score (max)
(03/06/21)
50
Zone %
(03/06/21)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
75.6
Velo Range
73.8 - 75.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
74
Spin Rate (max)
1883
Spin Rate (avg)
1754
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
78.6
Velocity (max)
(03/06/21)
78.4 - 78.6
Velo Range
(03/06/21)
78.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
(03/06/21)
2044
Spin Rate (max)
(03/06/21)
2013
Spin Rate (avg)
(03/06/21)
3.1
IVB (max)
(03/06/21)
3.6
IVB (avg)
(03/06/21)
1.2
HM (max)
(03/06/21)
1.3
HM (avg)
(03/06/21)
6.5
Extension (avg)
(03/06/21)
5.7
Release Ht (avg)
(03/06/21)
26
Spin Score (max)
(03/06/21)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
78.6
Velo Range
78.4 - 78.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
78.1
Spin Rate (max)
2044
Spin Rate (avg)
2013
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
80.3
Velocity (max)
(03/06/21)
79.1 - 80.2
Velo Range
(03/06/21)
78.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
(03/06/21)
2009
Spin Rate (max)
(03/06/21)
1899
Spin Rate (avg)
(03/06/21)
6.2
Extension (avg)
(03/06/21)
5.6
Release Ht (avg)
(03/06/21)
25
Spin Score (max)
(03/06/21)
33
Zone %
(03/06/21)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
80.3
Velo Range
79.1 - 80.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
78.8
Spin Rate (max)
2009
Spin Rate (avg)
1899
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Hitting
91.1
Exit Velocity (max)
(03/06/21)
83.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
(03/06/21)
145
Distance (avg)
(03/06/21)
304
Distance (max)
(03/06/21)
8
Hard Hit %
(03/06/21)
46
Sweet Spot %
(03/06/21)
23
Line Drive %
(03/06/21)
30.8
Fly Ball %
(03/06/21)
46
Ground Ball %
(03/06/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
91.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
83.3
Distance (avg)
145
Distance (max)
304
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
26.8
Hand Speed (max)
(03/06/21)
25.1
Hand Speed (avg)
(03/06/21)
73.3
Bat Speed (max)
(03/06/21)
70.4
Bat Speed (avg)
(03/06/21)
25.3
Rot. Acc (max)
(03/06/21)
22.7
Rot. Acc (avg)
(03/06/21)
52
On Plane Eff (avg)
(03/06/21)
55
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
(03/06/21)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
26.8
Hand Speed (avg)
25.1
Bat Speed (max)
73.3
Bat Speed (avg)
70.4
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency



 



Jacob Smith

Class of 2022 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Hickory
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves Platinum
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 220lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Statistics

Pitching
82
Max FB
(06/24/21)
78 - 82
FB
(06/24/21)
63 - 67
CB
(06/24/21)
74 - 75
CH
(06/24/21)
Pitching
Max FB
82
FB
78 - 82
CB
63 - 67
CH
74 - 75
Position
7.76
60-yard
(03/06/21)
82
INF Velo
(03/06/21)
98
Exit Velo
(03/06/21)
Position
60-yard
8.22
INF Velo
78
Exit Velo
97
Position
60-yard
7.76
INF Velo
82
Exit Velo
98
Position
60-yard
7.95
INF Velo
75
Exit Velo
92
Trackman - Hitting
97.9
Exit Velocity (max)
(03/06/21)
89.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
(03/06/21)
190
Distance (avg)
(08/03/21)
353
Distance (max)
(08/03/21)
69
Hard Hit %
(03/06/21)
69
Sweet Spot %
(03/06/21)
54
Line Drive %
(03/06/21)
37.5
Fly Ball %
(08/03/21)
38
Ground Ball %
(08/03/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
97.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
85.2
Distance (avg)
190
Distance (max)
353
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
97.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
89.1
Distance (avg)
180
Distance (max)
287
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
27.8
Hand Speed (max)
(03/06/21)
25.7
Hand Speed (avg)
(03/06/21)
78.7
Bat Speed (max)
(03/06/21)
73.8
Bat Speed (avg)
(03/06/21)
31.7
Rot. Acc (max)
(03/06/21)
25.4
Rot. Acc (avg)
(03/06/21)
87
On Plane Eff (avg)
(03/06/21)
95
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
(03/06/21)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
25.3
Hand Speed (avg)
24.2
Bat Speed (max)
75.9
Bat Speed (avg)
73
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
27.8
Hand Speed (avg)
25.7
Bat Speed (max)
78.7
Bat Speed (avg)
73.8
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency



Jameson Spence

Class of 2022 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Nansemond Suffolk
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Invaders 16U
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 140lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
78
Max FB
(10/20/19)
73 - 76
FB
(10/20/19)
62 - 65
CB
(10/20/19)
65 - 67
CH
(10/20/19)
Pitching
Max FB
78
FB
73 - 76
CB
62 - 65
CH
65 - 67
Position
6.63
60-yard
(02/22/20)
76
INF Velo
(10/20/19)
84
OF Velo
(02/22/20)
93
Exit Velo
(07/21/20)
4.03
H-1st
(10/20/19)
Position
60-yard
6.77
OF Velo
78
Exit Velo
91
Position
60-yard
6.83
OF Velo
80
Exit Velo
93
Position
60-yard
6.63
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
87
Position
INF Velo
76
OF Velo
80
H-1st
4.03
Exit Velo
83
Trackman - Hitting
92.7
Exit Velocity (max)
(07/21/20)
82.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
(07/21/20)
201
Distance (avg)
(07/21/20)
335
Distance (max)
(07/21/20)
17
Hard Hit %
(03/06/21)
75
Sweet Spot %
(03/06/21)
50
Line Drive %
(03/06/21)
35.7
Fly Ball %
(07/21/20)
33
Ground Ball %
(03/06/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
91.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
78.7
Distance (avg)
168
Distance (max)
268
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
92.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
82
Distance (avg)
201
Distance (max)
335
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
25.0
Hand Speed (max)
(03/06/21)
23.3
Hand Speed (avg)
(03/06/21)
71.6
Bat Speed (max)
(03/06/21)
70.1
Bat Speed (avg)
(03/06/21)
27.5
Rot. Acc (max)
(07/21/20)
16.5
Rot. Acc (avg)
(07/21/20)
76
On Plane Eff (avg)
(07/21/20)
76
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
(03/06/21)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
25
Hand Speed (avg)
23.3
Bat Speed (max)
71.6
Bat Speed (avg)
70.1
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
24
Hand Speed (avg)
22.8
Bat Speed (max)
69.2
Bat Speed (avg)
66.2
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)





Class of /

Player Information

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  • Primary Position:
  • State:
  • Height:
    Weight: lbs
  • Bat/Throw:



 

 

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