Inside the VA/DC 2022 Rankings: Top Uncommitted LHPs


John Nolan
Virginia Scouting Director & Managing Editor

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Earlier this month, 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 want to spotlight the top five uncommitted players in a position group, focusing on the lefthanded pitchers:

 



Ben Craig

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Homeschool
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: MPH 2022 Gold
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Statistics

Pitching
83
Max FB
(10/16/20)
79 - 83
FB
(10/16/20)
72 - 74
CB
(09/24/21)
73 - 76
SL
(05/17/20)



 

 

 

Caleb Grizzard

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Cosby
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: RISE 2022
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Statistics

Pitching
88
Max FB
(07/14/21)
84 - 88
FB
(07/14/21)
73 - 76
CB
(07/14/21)
79 - 80
CH
(07/07/20)
Pitching
Max FB
88
FB
84 - 88
CB
73 - 76
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
81 - 83
CB
66 - 70
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
83 - 85
CB
71 - 74
CH
79 - 80
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
82 - 83
CB
67 - 69
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
77 - 80
CB
65 - 67
Pitching
Max FB
79
FB
75 - 77
CB
67 - 69
Pitching
Max FB
80
FB
76 - 79
CB
66 - 68
CH
73 - 75
Position
7.37
60-yard
(07/07/20)
79
INF Velo
(06/18/19)
84
OF Velo
(07/07/20)
95
Exit Velo
(07/07/20)
4.44
H-1st
(02/16/19)
Position
60-yard
7.45
Exit Velo
89
Position
60-yard
7.37
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
95
Position
60-yard
7.56
INF Velo
75
OF Velo
80
Exit Velo
82
Position
60-yard
7.56
INF Velo
79
OF Velo
83
Exit Velo
90
Position
OF Velo
82
H-1st
4.44
Exit Velo
88
Trackman - Fastball
84.92
Velocity (max)
(07/07/20)
81.49
Eff Velocity (avg)
(07/07/20)
2388
Spin Rate (max)
(07/07/20)
2345
Spin Rate (avg)
(07/07/20)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
82.94
Velo Range
76.04 - 82.94
Eff Velocity (avg)
78.85
Spin Rate (max)
2275
Spin Rate (avg)
2079
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
84.92
Velo Range
83.5 - 84.92
Eff Velocity (avg)
81.49
Spin Rate (max)
2388
Spin Rate (avg)
2345
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
81.25
Velocity (max)
(10/25/20)
73.42
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/25/20)
2410
Spin Rate (max)
(10/25/20)
2280
Spin Rate (avg)
(07/07/20)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
81.25
Velo Range
69.59 - 80.23
Eff Velocity (avg)
73.42
Spin Rate (max)
2410
Spin Rate (avg)
2238
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
73.74
Velo Range
70.93 - 73.26
Eff Velocity (avg)
69.55
Spin Rate (max)
2332
Spin Rate (avg)
2280
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
80.36
Velocity (max)
(07/07/20)
77.45
Eff Velocity (avg)
(07/07/20)
1964
Spin Rate (max)
(07/07/20)
1911
Spin Rate (avg)
(07/07/20)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
80.36
Velo Range
79.23 - 80.28
Eff Velocity (avg)
77.45
Spin Rate (max)
1964
Spin Rate (avg)
1911
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Hitting
95.21
Exit Speed (max)
(07/07/20)
83.04
Exit Speed (avg)
(07/07/20)
225
Distance (avg)
(07/07/20)
340
Distance (max)
(10/25/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Speed (max)
88.72
Exit Speed (avg)
76.6
Distance (avg)
168
Distance (max)
340
Ground Ball %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Speed (max)
95.21
Exit Speed (avg)
83.04
Distance (avg)
225
Distance (max)
324
Ground Ball %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Hard Hit %
Blast - Hitting
23.90
Hand Speed (max)
(07/07/20)
22.23
Hand Speed (avg)
(07/07/20)
75.80
Bat Speed (max)
(10/25/20)
72.36
Bat Speed (avg)
(10/25/20)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
23
Hand Speed (avg)
21.83
Bat Speed (max)
75.8
Bat Speed (avg)
72.36
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff %
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
23.9
Hand Speed (avg)
22.23
Bat Speed (max)
68.4
Bat Speed (avg)
65.02
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff %



Levi Huesman

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
  • High School: Hanover
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves Platinum
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/L

Statistics

Pitching
92
Max FB
(04/25/21)
88 - 92
FB
(04/25/21)
75 - 79
CB
(10/02/21)
83 - 83
CH
(10/02/21)
68 - 74
SL
(02/16/20)
Pitching
Max FB
92
FB
89 - 92
CB
75 - 79
CH
83 - 83
Pitching
Max FB
92
FB
89 - 92
CB
75 - 77
Pitching
Max FB
92
FB
88 - 92
SL
73 - 74
Pitching
Max FB
86
FB
84 - 86
CH
74 - 75
SL
68 - 71
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
82 - 85
SL
72 - 74
Pitching
Max FB
86
FB
84 - 86
CH
73 - 76
SL
68 - 74
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
81 - 83
CB
67 - 70
CH
74 - 75

 



Sam Owens

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
  • High School: Mechanicsville
    State: VA
  • Height:
    Weight: lbs
  • Bat/Throw:

Statistics

Pitching
82
Max FB
(10/16/20)
79 - 82
FB
(10/16/20)
69 - 70
CB
(10/16/20)
Pitching
Max FB
82
FB
79 - 82
CB
69 - 70
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
79 - 81
CB
64 - 65
Pitching
Max FB
77
FB
75 - 77
CB
61 - 63





Gavin Whitehurst

Class of 2022 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Greenbrier Christian
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Tidewater Phillies
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/L

Statistics

Pitching
83
Max FB
(05/17/19)
81 - 83
FB
(05/17/19)
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
81 - 83
Position
7.41
60-yard
(08/03/21)
71
INF Velo
(10/25/20)
84
OF Velo
(08/03/21)
95
Exit Velo
(08/03/21)
Position
60-yard
7.41
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
95
Position
60-yard
7.71
INF Velo
71
Exit Velo
87
Trackman - Hitting
94.59
Exit Speed (max)
(08/03/21)
86.50
Exit Speed (avg)
(08/03/21)
263
Distance (avg)
(08/03/21)
353
Distance (max)
(08/03/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Speed (max)
94.59
Exit Speed (avg)
86.5
Distance (avg)
263
Distance (max)
353
Ground Ball %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Hard Hit %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Speed (max)
87.14
Exit Speed (avg)
75.51
Distance (avg)
199
Distance (max)
311
Ground Ball %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Blast - Hitting
21.40
Hand Speed (max)
(10/25/20)
20.78
Hand Speed (avg)
(08/03/21)
71.70
Bat Speed (max)
(08/03/21)
69.59
Bat Speed (avg)
(08/03/21)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
21.3
Hand Speed (avg)
20.78
Bat Speed (max)
71.7
Bat Speed (avg)
69.59
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff %
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
21.4
Hand Speed (avg)
19.56
Bat Speed (max)
71.5
Bat Speed (avg)
69.04
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff %



 

 

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